Home » News » NSA reportedly collecting VERIZON phone records of millions,

NSA reportedly collecting VERIZON phone records of millions,

Top Rated


The seal of the U.S. National Security Agency....

The seal of the U.S. National Security Agency. The first use was in September 1966, replacing an older seal which was used briefly. For more information, see here and here. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

6/6/13

Excerpts written by D1g1tal Jay

UPDATE!

Other Carriers may not be singled out as USA Today reported that bell south and AT&T are also under the radar

Read on

http://usatoday30.usatoday.com/news/washington/2006-05-10-nsa_x.htm

Reports that the Obama administration has been collecting the phone records of millions of Verizon customers in the U.S. could contradict statements made by top officials who previously claimed the government was not holding data on Americans.

Director of National Intelligence James Clapper was asked at a March hearing whether the National Security Agency collects any data on millions of Americans.

“No sir … not wittingly,” Clapper responded, acknowledging there are cases “where inadvertently, perhaps” the data could be collected.

NSA Director Gen. Keith Alexander also told Fox News last year that the agency does not “hold data on U.S. citizens.”

But the Guardian newspaper reported late Wednesday that the administration has been collecting the phone records of millions of U.S. customers of Verizon under a top secret court order.

Read More Here

Carriers may not be singled out as USA Today had an article stating that bellsouth and AT&T are also under the radar

Read on

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: