Things I’m Reading – The NSA, Metadata, and the Failure of Stopping 9/11

The NSA, Metadata, and the Failure of Stopping 9/11
By schneier

It’s common wisdom that the NSA was unable to intercept phone calls from Khalid al-Mihdhar in San Diego to Bin Ladin in Yemen because of legal restrictions. This has been used to justify the NSA’s massive phone metadata collection programs. James Bamford argues that there were no legal restrictions, and that the NSA screwed up.

July 30, 2015 at 12:13PM
via Schneier on Security http://ift.tt/1JTsSxP

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