Saturday, December 31, 2005

Investigation launched into leak of NSA spying

The CBC (The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation) reported on December 30 that the US Justice Department is launching an investigation to determine if President George Bush ordered a secret eavesdropping program aimed at American citizens.

According to the CBC article, The New York Times:

"...reported earlier this month that, over the last three years, NSA has monitored the e-mails, telephone calls, and other communications of hundreds, and perhaps thousands, of people inside the U.S. without warrants."

President Bush has defended the program stating that only people with a "clear link" to al-Qaida or other terrorist organizations. Read more about this story here.


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