Ariz. Lawmaker Wants To Ban State Agencies From Helping NSA Collect Phone, Internet 'Metadata'A conservative Arizona lawmaker wants to ban state agencies from helping the National Security Agency collect phone and Internet "metadata."
Obama: NSA's 'Efforts Have Prevented Multiple Attacks And Saved Innocent Lives'President Barack Obama has called for an end to the bulk collection by the National Security Agency of cellphone data from hundreds of millions of Americans and requiring intelligence agencies to get a secretive court’s permission before accessing the records.
Rep. King: NSA Metadata Could Have Prevented 9/11 AttacksIn a debate over the future of U.S. government surveillance and the National Security Agency, Rep. Peter King, R-N.Y., called leaker Edward Snowden a “defector and a traitor,” and said that such metadata in 2001 could likely have prevented the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.