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Court says NSA can continue collection of US phone records

Monday 14 October 2013 | 20:03 CET | News
The Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court has granted the National Security Agency (NSA) permission to continue the collection of records on all US phone calls. The Office of the Director of National Intelligence announced the court's approval in a statement late on 11 October, according to The Hill. The court authorises the programme for limited time periods, requiring the government to submit new requests every several months for re-authorisation. The NSA utilises the programme to collect records such as phone numbers, call times and call durations on all US phone calls, but not the

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