A particularly interesting element of the NSA Spying story is the role of the telecommunications carriers in the actual wiretapping. Why didn't they challenge the government's request? Some may perceive this as asking alot of these companies, but given Google's response when the government requested search data, did the carriers have a duty to go to a judge to confirm the legitimacy of the wiretapping orders? Read more about Congress Asks Telecommunications Carriers to Describe their Role in Domestic Spying Scandal
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