These metadata, these intelligence officers say, reside in vast hard drives that belong to the NSA.
Judge Eagan noted there had been problems with the metadata programs, but they had been “resolve[d].”
As the ACLU points out in its lawsuit against the government, the metadata program is quite intrusive.
If there is a less restrictive way of accomplishing the same end, a statute such as the metadata statute becomes unconstitutional.
That was a failure of intelligence, and they had all the metadata in the world.
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For example, Clapper said only specially trained personnel could access the vast database of metadata collected by the government.
Communications record information known as metadata should not be stored by the government.
It is unclear how aggressively the NSA will fight the proposal to end the metadata program.
metadata includes information about who made phone calls, when they were made and their duration.