Government Documents Released In ACLU Lawsuit Show Few Violations Of Privacy Safeguards

WASHINGTON — U.S. intelligence agencies engaging in electronic surveillance are failing to meet privacy safeguards in only a small number of instances, newly released government documents conclude.The documents obtained by the American…

WASHINGTON — U.S. intelligence agencies engaging in electronic surveillance are failing to meet privacy safeguards in only a small number of instances, newly released government documents conclude.

The documents obtained by the American Civil Liberties Union in a lawsuit say the government is purging from its files information gathered as a result of surveillance procedures that weren’t properly followed as required by amendments in 2008 to federal surveillance law.

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