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dkf

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Wed Oct 9, 2013, 10:48 AM Oct 2013

Wyden: Once again the intelligence leadership has decided to leave most of real story story secret

An official familiar with the test project said its purpose was to see how the locational data would flow into the N.S.A.’s systems. While real data was used, it was never drawn upon in any investigation, the official said. It was unclear how many Americans’ locational data was collected as part of the project, whether the agency has held on to that information or why the program did not go forward.

But Senator Ron Wyden, an Oregon Democrat who receives classified briefings as a member of the Intelligence Committee and who has raised concerns about cellphone location tracking, said in a statement that there was more to know about the matter than the government had now declassified.

“After years of stonewalling on whether the government has ever tracked or planned to track the location of law-abiding Americans through their cellphones, once again, the intelligence leadership has decided to leave most of the real story secret — even when the truth would not compromise national security,” Mr. Wyden said.

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/03/us/nsa-experiment-traced-us-cellphone-locations.html?src=rechp&_r=1&

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Wyden: Once again the intelligence leadership has decided to leave most of real story story secret (Original Post) dkf Oct 2013 OP
Eventually it will come out. nt Mojorabbit Oct 2013 #1
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