NSA broke privacy rules 'thousands of times each year,' report says

8/16/2013

The National Security Agency broke privacy rules "thousands of times each year" since 2008, The Washington Post reported, citing an internal audit and other documents.

NSA leaker Edward Snowden provided material to the newspaper this summer.

The May 2012 audit found 2,776 incidents of "unauthorized collection, storage, access to or distribution of legally protected communications" in the preceding 12 months, the Post reported in its story Thursday.

Read more: http://www.cnn.com/2013/08/16/politics/nsa-privacy-rules/


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