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May 17, 2006 Revelations continue about the National Security Agency's domestic eavesdropping program, thanks to congressional pressure, lawsuits and press reports. Here's a look at what we know, and what we don't know, about what the NSA has been up to.
May 16, 2006 Two of the nation's biggest telecom companies have come forward to say they did not comply with government requests to turn over customer records. But other companies appear to have been more cooperative. It seems that some companies likely went along with the request, while others said no.
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May 16, 2006 President Bush reiterates that his administration did not eavesdrop on the conversations of "ordinary Americans" as questions arise over another program to compile telephone records. Bush and new press secretary Tony Snow were questioned repeatedly about a program to cull millions of phone records.
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February 3, 2006 The National Security Agency might be described as the federal government's chief eavesdropper. The NSA is so secretive that for years, the U.S. government wouldn't even acknowledge its existence. We look at the controversial history of America's ultra-secret spy agency.
February 3, 2006 The stakes will be high when the Senate Judiciary Committee opens hearings into an eavesdropping program President Bush says is needed to fight terrorism, and critics say breaks the law.
December 20, 2005 Wiretapping is as old as the telephone itself. Thankfully, the laws to prevent its misuse are even older.
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