It's evident they have shat all over the Constitution and by extension federal law.
Through these programmes they have all of your personal information and they just need to interpret it in such a way as to create a criminal, so technically Greenwald may not be arrested for the Snowden leaks but arrested nonetheless.
What was once innocent until proven guilty is now innocent until an inconvenience.
Wow, I think Rep. Rogers has cleared up all of my concerns about the collection of metadata, I don't know why I didn't see it sooner.
The metadata is only collected if the information is read and I have no way of knowing if it's been read therefore the metadata hasn't been collected. I am once again ignorant of the fact that my privacy may have been violated and so it hasn't been violated.
If I consider that my private communications being stored without my knowledge is a violation of my privacy I am told that what I have heard and/or read isn't true and/or accurate which means I don't know what I know and if I insist I know what I know I simply don't understand what I know as it hasn't been explained clearly.
After this I am back to square one, I remain ignorant and my privacy hasn't been violated so I don't feel the need for anybody to be held accountable for illegal mass surveillance.
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