Tag: Internet records

Congress quietly expands NSA powers for spying on Americans

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The campaign to rein in the surveillance of Americans by the National Security Agency (NSA) has become even more difficult. Instead, Congress has used a set of provisions to expand the agency’s data-gathering power. READ MORE: House votes to avoid

Spying on British citizens by US intelligence was allowed by Blair’s government – and still goes on

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Tony Blair’s government gave America permission to store and analyse the email, mobile phone and internet records of potentially millions of innocent Britons. At the same time US security officials drew up plans to spy on British citizens unilaterally, without