The NSA has been sweeping up significantly less phone-call metadata than previously thought. But the agency would like to get its hands on as much as possible.
That's the gist of a pair of reports published Friday, one in The Washington Post, the other in The Wall Street Journal. The Post article cites unnamed "current and former US officials" in reporting that the controversial spy agency is collecting "less than 30 percent of all Americans' call records because of an inability to keep pace with the explosion in cell phone use." The Journal story, which … Read more