Democracy Now: NSA: Revealing Number of Domestic Spy Targets Would Violate Privacy


The National Security Agency has refused to disclose how many Americans have been monitored under the surveillance program on the grounds that doing so would violate their privacy. The NSA made the assertion in a response to a request from Democratic Senators Ron Wyden and Mark Udall. In a letter, the NSA’s inspector general told the senators that to answer how many Americans have been spied on “would itself violate the privacy of U.S. persons.”

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~ by wheresthemic on June 20, 2012.

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