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How and under what circumstances are U.S. intelligence agencies allowed to collect your data? Where does Americans' data go once they collect it? In this collection of resources, the Brennan Center sheds a much-needed light on how the government is collecting, sharing, and storing data that is not immediately relevant to counterterrorism efforts.

Last Updated: June 1, 2018
Published: November 17, 2014

In June 2013, Glenn Greenwald, then of The Guardian, broke the first of many stories detailing how the NSA gathers and stores information about innocent Americans. Since then, we have learned that U.S. intelligence agencies are gathering massive amounts of data from phone and internet companies, not just on Americans, but foreign leaders as well.

How and under what circumstances are U.S. intelligence agencies allowed to collect your data? Where does Americans' data go once they collect it? In this collection of resources, the Brennan Center sheds a much-needed light on how the government is collecting, sharing, and storing data that is not immediately relevant to counterterrorism efforts.

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