Monday, August 5, 2013

The NSA Is Handing Your Data to the DEA and Covering It Up

"A secretive U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration unit is funneling information from intelligence intercepts, wiretaps, informants and a massive database of telephone records to authorities across the nation to help them launch criminal investigations of Americans."*

Remember when we were told that NSA wiretapping and data mining wouldn't be used against innocent Americans domestically? Wrong. Reuters unrooted a program in which NSA surveillance data is being shared domestically with the DEA, as long as where the information came from is covered up. Cenk Uygur breaks it down.

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