NSA lied about terror plots

So the NSA lied about the number of plots they foiled using phone meta data. Not really surprising. They are wanting the data, simply because they can have it. Just imagine the enormous amount of power this will give future generations of power moguls on the population. Something you did years ago could be dragged up and called into account.

Our country has been sold this same lie, that the GCSB will only use meta data for catching “terrorists” (of which the last major one was the French government, trying to finish off Greenpeace in 1985). If the NSA are not using the data for these purposes, what is the GCSB up to? These extension of powers are unwarranted, and Key obviously lied to the public. He needs to be held to account for his actions …

http://www.salon.com/2013/10/02/nsa_director_admits_to_misleading_public_on_terror_plots/singleton/

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