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Government surveillance of U.S. citizens

John F. Cragan

Government surveillance of U.S. citizens

issues and answers

by John F. Cragan

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Published by Campus Press in Minneapolis .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Privacy, Right of -- United States.,
    • Government information -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 95-111.

      Statement[by] John F. Cragan [and] Donald C. Shields.
      ContributionsShields, Donald C., joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF1262 .Z9C7
      The Physical Object
      Pagination111 p.
      Number of Pages111
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5103454M
      LC Control Number74175647

        The government claims that this program is authorized by a surveillance statute passed in that allows the government to target foreigners for surveillance. Although the government has.   In , Chinese hackers breached a database of the U.S. Office of Personnel Management that stored detailed data on up to 5 million U.S. government employees and contractors with security clearances.

        The U.S. government's growing surveillance of Americans has transformed the nation into an "electronic concentration camp," top civil-liberties attorney John W. Whitehead says. "It's moving so rapidly you have to feel creepy because you're being watched. Government Surveillance. In the beginning, the National Security Agency (NSA) was founded November 8, and headquartered at Fort George G. Meade, Maryland. this program by stating that the program is primarily geared toward capturing foreign traffic even though data on U.S. citizens is also captured. All this data is stored for future.

        BOB%3A There%27s a difference between gathering intelligence in foreign countries and getting information on U.S. citizens. government spying on fellow Americans. Now, Congress is acting — to pass so-called “reforms” that still allow spying on U.S. citizens, which means there is little real reform at all. The House is expected to vote on this weak.


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