Snoop Scoops

Hertzberg, Hendrik
June 2013
New Yorker;6/24/2013, Vol. 89 Issue 18, p25
The author reflects on journalists' and media coverage of telephone and email surveillance conducted by the U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) since 2000. He states that the NSA program of collecting the telephone call records and online activity of Americans in order to prevent terrorism has been in news reports prior to the most recent reports from the "Washington Post" and "The Guardian" in June 2013. In addition, he notes that all such programs have been done so lawfully.


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