Stewart McCoy
Stewart McCoy signed

"There is little doubt that data collection at this level goes beyond what Congress authorized in 2008 with the FISA Amendments Act and any interpretation of the 4th Amendment that I am comfortable with.

Indeed, the justification for this practice comes from a NSA set of rules that Snowden leaked, which mentions that the NSA “seeks to acquire communications about the target that are not to or from the target.”

The Obama administration has justified this practice by arguing that the messages aren’t stored and are just searched. But the fact that it is deemed legitimate to search messages where the target isn’t even part of the conversation seems to be an abuse of the system."

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