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Five years ago this month, news organizations broke stories about federal government surveillance of phone calls and electronic communications of U. The initial stories and subsequent coverage sparked a global debate about surveillance practices, data privacy and leaks. Snowden was charged with espionage in June He then fled the U. Similar figures emerged in a survey. Roughly four-in-ten said they were somewhat or very concerned about government monitoring of their activity on search engines, messages and cellphones.
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Over 1, data analysts at 23 U. Many of those surveilled had not been accused of any illegal activity. Leave a respectful comment.
Close Menu. More search portal than repository, ICREACH pulls on information stored in a of different databases created by programs greenlit under Executive Order — a Reagan-issued order vastly expanding the data-collection powers of the American intelligence community.
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Health Long-Term Care. Up until now, the exact mechanisms used by the NSA to share the massive amounts of data it has collected were somewhat unclear, as were the of agencies it was sharing information with. Additional Support Provided By:. Perhaps the most troubling thing about ICREACH, though, is the potential it has to be abused by law enforcement agencies that have access to it.
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