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President Obama ordered the review after former NSA contractor Edward Snowden leaked documents revealing government surveillance programs (see How Did Snowden Breach NSA System). Jul 15, 2013 · A July 2013 report from the non-partisan Congressional Research Service, “NSA Surveillance Leaks: Background and Issues for Congress,” seeks to summarize and supplement publicly available information about the two NSA programs currently being operated and to delineate between the scope and structures of the two. Both programs — the NSA Surveillance History from December 15, 1791 through November, 9 2015. This timeline is no longer maintained and is provided here for historical reference.The information found in this timeline is based on the Summary of Evidence we submitted to the court in Jewel v. The NSA uses this back door to break into a companys data system and spy. Dangers to American Interests Abroad Though the U.S. isn't the only country accused of digital spying, countries all over the globe have denounced programs like PRISM, with France recently coming under fire for its monitoring of phone calls, emails and Internet queries. Aug 01, 2013 · The director of the National Security Agency has testified that about 50 attacks were prevented by the disclosed NSA surveillance programs, and a program known as XKeyscore, according to a new Jan 17, 2014 · A National Security Agency (NSA) program is said to have extracted and stored data from the SMS messages to gather location information, contacts and financial data. Aug 28, 2014 · Panelists talked about the political and public consequences of the National Security Agency’s (NSA) domestic surveillance programs. Matthew Olsen, the director of the National Counterterrorism

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In 2013 NSA activities were put in the limelight after a former computer security contractor, Edward Snowden, leaked classified information about two surveillance programs—one collecting information from U.S. Internet service providers (PRISM) and the second collecting so-called metadata on cellular phone calls (information including phone

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Jan 17, 2014 Powerful lawmakers join effort to kill surveillance Jan 25, 2020 NSA Surveillance Programs | Jun 03, 2015 Federal judge says NSA program appears to violate Constitution Dec 17, 2013