Internet data

Chairman and Vice Chairman of the U.S. Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) (L) and U.S. Sen. Saxby Chambliss (R-GA) (R), speak to members of the media about the National Security Agency (NSA) collecting phone records. According to reports, the NSA has collected phone data, under a provision of the Patriot Act, of Verizon customers in the U.S. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

U.S. Officials Long Denied Massive Data Trawling

Top officials of the Bush and Obama administrations have repeatedly denied in recent years that the National Security Agency collected massive caches of phone and Internet data taken from millions of Americans.

06/07/2013

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