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The phone company
says that, despite the claims made in the USA Today story, it never provided phone records to the NSA. Posted on May 15, 2006
Companies like AT&T and BellSouth are backing an organization claiming to be saving the Internet by keeping it free of “burdensome and unnecessary regulation.” But that’s nonsense. They’re the ones that want to put toll lanes on the Internet. (These are the same companies that reportedly handed over America’s phone records to the NSA.)
Buzzflash sorts it out.
Posted on May 15, 2006
Late coming to the story about the NSA’s massive telephone record collection program? The Washington Post does a
Neither Bush nor his aides denied any facts in the original USA Today story.
Senate Intel Chair Pat Roberts wants to shoot the messenger (USA Today).
Bush’s pick for CIA chief, Gen. Michael Hayden, oversaw this program at the NSA, a fact that guarantees fireworks at his confirmation hearing.
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