Posts Tagged ‘NSA’

Is the government spying on Americans? Yes, yes they are…

October 13, 2008

NSA Whistleblowers blow lid off program that violates US citizens’ privacy. “Intercept operators” have come forward about their jobs spying on Americans, including listening in on “pillow talk between US military officers and their spouses.” President Bush assured us that they only listened in on phone calls that involved al qaeda. Turns out, they were instructed to listen to and store everything. Egregious – an indictment of all “who have been saying that the executive branch can be trusted with surveillance powers that are essentially unchecked,”   Jameel Jaffer, director of the national security program at the American Civil Liberties Union.