After the slow drip of Edward Snowden's NSA leaks, journalists, watchdog groups, and concerned citizens found themselves wanting more legally-attained info about the agency's surveillance programs. Since the first leaks, Freedom of Information Requests to the agency have increased 1,054 percent over the same period last year, according to internal documents released to a watchdog group.
The memo, which was attained by, you guessed it, a FOIA request by MuckRock, a group that has been busy obtaining documents relating to drone use nationwide, Beyonce's Inauguration performance, and everything in between.
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