Data shows NSA breaking laws countless times

updated_2_NSA_breaches16_606 Since 2008, the NSA has violated civilians trust thousands of times per year, mostly for the unauthorized access of personal data / spying.  

Read the documents

NSA report on privacy violations

Read the full report with key sections highlighted and annotated by the reporter.

FISA court finds illegal surveillance

The only known details of a 2011 ruling that found the NSA was using illegal methods to collect and handle the communications of American citizens.

What’s a ‘violation’?

View a slide used in a training course for NSA intelligence collectors and analysts.

What to say (and what not to say)

How NSA analysts explain their targeting decisions without giving “extraneous information” to overseers.