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Feds release details of secret spying program

3 years 8 months 1 week ago September 10, 2013 Sep 10, 2013 Tuesday, September 10 2013 September 10, 2013 2:46 PM in News
Source: Associated Press

SAN FRANCISCO - Federal officials have released previously classified documents showing misuse of a domestic spying program in 2009.

The documents released Tuesday show Obama administration officials misled a secret spy court about its use of domestic phone data.

The documents say officials accessed domestic phone numbers that weren't properly shown to have a deep enough connection to a terrorism investigation to warrant monitoring.

A federal judge in 2011 said in a declassified order that he was troubled by at least three incidents over three years where government officials admitted to mistaken collection of domestic data.

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