National Security Agency

Declassified Documents Detail Scope of Illegal Spying Under Obama’s NSA

Under the Obama administration, the NSA and FBI illegally searched and disseminated raw intelligence on American citizens and failed to delete unauthorized intercepts, according to newly declassified documents obtained by the ACLU. The memos were released to the public on July 11 via Freedom of Information Act litigation spearheaded by the ACLU and shed light…

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FISA Court Finds “Serious Fourth Amendment Issue” In Obama’s “Widespread” Illegal Searches Of American Citizens

A newly released court order from the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court (FISA) found that the National Security Agency, under former President Obama, routinely violated American privacy protections while scouring through overseas intercepts and failed to disclose the extent of the problems until the final days before Donald Trump was elected president last fall. In describing the…

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