NSA spying is illegal, Privacy Board says

This video is called Glenn Greenwald Responds To Obama’s Big Speech On NSA Reforms.

From CNN in the USA:

Privacy Board: NSA telephone records program illegal

By Evan Perez

January 23rd, 2014

02:07 PM ET

The National Security Agency program that collects data on nearly every U.S. phone call isn’t legal, a privacy review board said Thursday in a newly released report.

Moreover, the five-member Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board said it’s been largely useless in thwarting terrorism.

“We have not identified a single instance involving a threat to the United States in which the program made a concrete difference in the outcome of a counterterrorism investigation,” the board wrote in the report released Thursday.

Full story: here.

Snowden made the right call when he fled the U.S., by Daniel Ellsberg: here.

We would LOVE to know what was going on in Andrea Mitchell’s head when she was forced to cut off a discussion about the NSA for breaking news about Justin Bieber’s arrest: here.

STEVEN WALKER examines the steady erosion of our civil liberties: here.

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