NSA Panel Member Recommends Increased Data Collection
Michael Morell, the former acting director of the CIA and a member of President Obama's task force on surveillance, said in an interview on Sunday that a controversial telephone data-collection program conducted by the National Security Agency should be expanded to include emails. He also said the program, far from being unnecessary, could prevent the next 9/11.
Morell, seeking to correct any misperception that the presidential panel had called for a radical curtailment of NSA programs, said he is in favor of restarting a program that the NSA discontinued in 2011 that involved the collection of "meta-data" for internet communications. That program only gets a brief mention in a footnote on page 97 of the task-force report, "Liberty and Security in A Changing World." "I would argue actually that the email data is probably more valuable than the telephony data," Morell told National Journal in a...
I'm sure everyone who voted for the previous administration is on their knees today thanking God for trading in their freedoms for this great security they now have.
As well as those who voted for the administration before that, who's leader was formally impeached, and those who supported the current one as well, all thanking God for the great treasures they have received under absolute surveillance.
both sides played a fool, and here it is right before their eyes.