All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Upstream’

Government Declassifies Court Opinion That Says NSA Violated The Fourth Amendment

One of the big talking points from NSA proponents is how the agency’s spy programs are constitutional. That’s debatable and many in Congress feel that the agency has largely overstepped its bounds in the collection of American’s cellphone metadata. Even so, the FISA court that oversees these requests for data largely support the NSA’s activities. There was one brief moment …

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Leaked NSA Slide Reveals PRISM’s Brother – Upstream

In early June, The Washington Post and The Guardian revealed through leaks provided by Edward Snowden that the NSA was in cahoots with major tech companies in a program called PRISM. In short, the leak claimed that the NSA could collect data directly from these companies’ servers, although the companies allegedly involved denied any involvement. Since then, a number of …

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