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June 6th, 2013
04:23 PM ET

Big Brother tracking phone calls

Has the government been keeping track of your phone calls? CNN's Brooke Baldwin explains how this is legal.

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  1. LS004

    So the spying is ONLY targeting "non-US persons" and the information collected is ONLY "metadata." The question is then, how do the NSA, FBI and the rest of the government connect the two dots? How would those entities determine whether the metadata was mined from non-US persons?

    The President insisted that there's oversight for all the data mining, and this is being reviewed regulary. Do we just take his word for it? Or do we just accept that politicians never lie, and they never abuse their power? Again, if everything is classified, is there proof that court orders were in PROPERLY reviewed and issued?

    June 7, 2013 at 2:49 pm |
  2. Booger

    Metadata is data.

    June 7, 2013 at 2:55 pm |
  3. In home personal training Long Island

    Why doesn't this bother me?I guess i have nothing to hide. I'm just hoping and praying we have a massive amount of over site on this program. Nobody read the patriot act when they passed it. Way to go congress!

    January 10, 2014 at 8:58 pm |
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  6. Stephen Olaes

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