Is the NSA Buying Data on Americans? Senator Wants Answers From Spy Agency

From PC Mag: A US senator is vowing to block the nomination of a new National Security Agency (NSA) chief until the US spy agency answers whether it's buying location and web browsing data on Americans.

The threat comes from Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Oregon), who’s pledging to hold up the nomination of Lt. General Timothy Haugh.

“The American people have a right to know whether the NSA is conducting warrantless domestic surveillance of Americans in a manner that circumvents the Fourth Amendment to the Constitution,” Wyden says. (The Fourth Amendment protects Americans from unreasonable searches and seizures.)

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