FAQ: NSA's Data Mining Explained


Subject:
National Security , Constitutional Law & Civil Liberties , Privacy Rights & Patriot Act , Technical & Computer Aspects , Privacy , Intelligence Service

Description:
This May 2006 article answers questions about "a new report about how the National Security Agency [NSA] is involved in not merely surveillance of phone calls, but also an extensive data mining program." Topics include types of domestic phone records covered (such as call detail records, or CDRs), the legality of data mining, and criticisms of the program. Includes links to related news stories and websites. From CNET.

Creator:
McCullagh, Declan; Broache, Anne

Publisher:
CNET Networks, Inc.

Language:
English

Source:
http://news.cnet.com/2100-1028_3-6071780.html


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