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NSA collecting phone records of Verizon customers - report

Thursday 6 June 2013 | 16:03 CET | News
The National Security Agency is collecting the telephone records of millions of US customers of Verizon, under a top secret court order issued in April, according to The Guardian. The order, a copy of which was obtained by the UK paper, requires Verizon on an "ongoing, daily basis" to give the NSA information on all calls in its systems, both within the US and between the US and other countries. The secret Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court (Fisa) granted the order to the FBI on 25 April, giving the government unlimited authority to obtain the data for a three-month period ending on 19

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