- Infowars - http://www.infowars.com -

Dianne Feinstein insists NSA’s massive snooping operations are ‘not surveillance’

Posted By Adan On October 21, 2013 @ 12:07 pm In Big Brother,Old Infowars Posts Style,Tile | Comments Disabled

Paul Lewis
The Guardian
October 21, 2013

Screen Shot 2013-10-21 at 12.09.54 PMDianne Feinstein, the chair of the US Senate committee charged with holding the intelligence establishment to account, declared on Monday that the National Security Agency’s mass collection of phone records is “not surveillance” and should be maintained as an essential tool to combat terrorism.

Feinstein made the case for retaining the program, which routinely collects and stores the phone records millions of Americans, in an op-ed for USA Today, in which she wrote that the NSA’s work had been “effective in helping to prevent terrorist plots against the US and our allies”.

Feinstein, a Democrat from California, is introducing legislation that would make superficial alterations to the NSA and the secret courts that are supposed to provide judicial oversight.

Read more


Article printed from Infowars: http://www.infowars.com

URL to article: http://www.infowars.com/dianne-feinstein-insists-nsas-massive-snooping-operations-are-not-surveillance/

Copyright © 2013 Infowars. All rights reserved.