Skip to comments.OBAMA OPENS NSA’S VAST TROVE OF WARRANTLESS DATA TO ENTIRE INTELLIGENCE COMMUNITY, JUST IN TIME FOR TRUMP (FLASHBACK January 13 2017)
Posted on 09/10/2020 6:32:31 PM PDT by bitt
One privacy activist responded: This decision will be added to the timelines of the most significant expansions of domestic surveillance in the modern era.
WITH ONLY DAYS until Donald Trump takes office, the Obama administration on Thursday announced new rules that will let the NSA share vast amounts of private data gathered without warrant, court orders or congressional authorization with 16 other agencies, including the FBI, the Drug Enforcement Agency, and the Department of Homeland Security.
The new rules allow employees doing intelligence work for those agencies to sift through raw data collected under a broad, Reagan-era executive order that gives the NSA virtually unlimited authority to intercept communications abroad. Previously, NSA analysts would filter out information they deemed irrelevant and mask the names of innocent Americans before passing it along.
The change was in the works long before there was any expectation that someone like Trump might become president. The last-minute adoption of the procedures is one of many examples of the Obama administration making new executive powers established by the Bush administration permanent, on the assumption that the executive branch could be trusted to police itself.
Executive Order 12333, often referred to as twelve triple-three, has attracted less debate than congressional wiretapping laws, but serves as authorization for the NSAs most massive surveillance programs far more than the NSAs other programs combined. Under 12333, the NSA taps phone and internet backbones throughout the world, records the phone calls of entire countries, vacuums up traffic from Google and Yahoos data centers overseas, and more.
In 2014, The Intercept revealed that the NSA uses 12333 as a legal basis for an internal NSA search engine that spans more than 850 billion phone and internet records and contains the unfiltered private information of millions of Americans.
(Excerpt) Read more at theintercept.com ...
It looks like hes had too many sticks up places the sun doesnt shine.
My dislike of Grahamnesty exceeds my dislike of the Kenyan from Indonesia.
Some day, if we re-elect Trump and survive as a nation, the truth about the Kenyanesian Usurpation will come out.
Traitors are almost always worse then enemies, IMO.
OBAMA = SUPEREVIL...Face - Words - Deeds
Look - Listen - Watch
Hades is too comfy for him. To Tartarus, Berrie.
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