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NSA collecting phone records of Verizon customers

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Thursday, June 06, 2013

CBSnews: The National Security Agency currently is collecting the telephone records of millions of U.S. customers of Verizon under a top secret court order, according to British newspaper, The Guardian.

The order was granted by the secret Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court on April 25 and was good until July 19, the newspaper said. The order requires Verizon, one of the nation's largest telecommunications companies, on an "ongoing, daily basis" to give the NSA information on all telephone calls in its systems, both within the U.S. and between the U.S. and other countries.

 

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