Jacob Sullum on the Need to Control NSA Snooping

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When Congress passed the PATRIOT Act in 2001, Jacob Sullum says, it did not intend to authorize the indiscriminate collection of personal information about every American. But that is what Congress will be doing, Sullum warns, if it renews the law next month without changes aimed at protecting our privacy from an increasingly intrusive national security state.

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