Facts why We Should Oppose NSA Spying Activities

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The Editorialist

Charlotte, NC

#1 Feb 7, 2014
If you feel the National Security Agency is overstepping its authority and violating your constitutional rights with their spying activities there are certainly reasons why you should be concerned and the facts to prove it.

Here are those facts why we should get passed the USA FREEDOM Act which would end the bulk collection of Americans' phone records, and institute other key reforms and what we can do.

FACT: A federal judge called the NSA's mass surveillance program "Orwellian" and ruled the activities were likely unconstitutional

FACT: President Obama's own hand-picked review board criticized the NSA's spying program and found no evidence it stopped a single terrorist act

FACT: The NSA is even sending spies into online video game worlds like Second Life and World of Warcraft

FACT: The NSA collected 97 billion pieces of data in March 2013 alone, including 3 billion from US computers.

FACT: The NSA has built a surveillance network that has the capacity to reach roughly 75% of all U.S. Internet traffic.

FACT: The NSA collects data on people’s porn usage habits.

FACT: The NSA can exploit mobile apps -- even games like Angry Birds -- to extract key personal information about users.

FACT: The NSA collects on the order of 5 BILLION phone records each day.

FACT: The NSA is regularly tracking the locations of hundreds of millions of cell phones.

FACT: Members of Senate Intelligence committee says there’s NO EVIDENCE bulk data collection has made Americans safer.

FACT: Director of National Intelligence lied to Congress by saying the NSA does "not wittingly" collect info on millions of Americans.

FACT: The NSA is so out of control that the author of the Patriot Act is the sponsor of the leading bill to rein it in.

Please contact your Congressional Representative in Washington to support this legislation, Here in Virginia our representative is Eric Cantor. Their contact information can be found in your local telephone book under U. S. Government listings.
 

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