Director of the National Security Agency, Gen. Keith Alexander, and additional panel guests testify before the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence this morning. The hearing will cover NSA data collection programs and the extent of the damage caused by recent leaks.
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Gen Alexander: In order to target someone, they can't be a citizen or a permanent resident & must be outside of the U.S. #NSAhearing
— David M. Drucker (@DavidMDrucker) June 18, 2013
— Old Man yells at Cloud ☁️ (@SteveInRTP) June 18, 2013
James Cole says metadata isn't covered by the Fourth Amendment because of Supreme Court case from 1970s. Today's SCOTUS might disagree.
— EFF Live Tweets (@EFFLive) June 18, 2013
— David Chalian (@DavidChalian) June 18, 2013
— Reji Nath (@RejinathR) June 18, 2013
So far, what I'm hearing jibes completely with my tng & SIGINT experience with #NSA
— John Schindler (@20committee) June 18, 2013
This love fest hearing is the strongest possible evidence that this committee is helplessly captured by the NSA. Is this "oversight."
— ARL Public Policy (@ARLpolicy) June 18, 2013
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