NSA, Verizon, Patriot Act

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<p><b>WHY:</b> The National Security Agency is currently collecting the telephone records of millions of US customers of Verizon, one of America's largest telecoms providers, under a top secret court order issued in April. The order, a copy of which has been obtained by the Guardian, requires Verizon on an "ongoing, daily basis" to give the NSA information on all telephone calls in its systems, both within the US and between the US and other countries. [<a href="http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2013/jun/06/nsa-phone-records-verizon-court-order"> The Guardian </a>]</p><br><br>

( Handout / Baltimore Sun / May 11, 2006 )

Trending on: National Twitter, Baltimore Twitter

WHY: The National Security Agency is currently collecting the telephone records of millions of US customers of Verizon, one of America's largest telecoms providers, under a top secret court order issued in April. The order, a copy of which has been obtained by the Guardian, requires Verizon on an "ongoing, daily basis" to give the NSA information on all telephone calls in its systems, both within the US and between the US and other countries. [ The Guardian ]



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