The National Counterterrorism Center: Foreign and Domestic Intelligence Fusion and the Potential Threat to Privacy

Bennie G. Thompson
2006 Pittsburgh Journal of Technology Law and Policy  
Late last year, Americans woke, dressed, read the newspaper, and learned that the Federal Government had been spying on them for over three years. The White House had asked theNew York Times not to publish an article detailing President Bush's authorization of National Security Agency (NSA) wiretapping of American citizens.1 The paper consequently delayed publication of the story for a year.2 When the news finally broke, it ignited a firestorm of public controversy.
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