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Report: Obama Team Widened NSA Warrantless Monitoring of Internet Traffic

The Obama administration expanded the National Security Agency’s warrantless surveillance of Americans’ Internet traffic in an effort to combat foreign computer hacking, The New York Times reports, citing documents it was given by Edward Snowden, a former NSA contractor.

The directive stemmed from two secret memos from Justice Department lawyers in 2012, the Times reports.

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