This FISA court order dated 19 August 2010 approves an annual certification allowing the NSA to surveil commincations of and about 193 governments and other entities for “foreign intelligence” purposes: see the Washington Post article Court gave NSA broad leeway in surveillance, 30 June 2014.
Procedures under the FISA Amendments Act used by the NSA to minimise data collection from US persons: see the Guardian article The top secret rules that allow NSA to use US data without a warrant, 20 June 2013.
Procedures used by the NSA to target non-US persons under the FISA Amendments Act: see the Guardian article The top secret rules that allow NSA to use US data without a warrant, 20 June 2013.
A FISA Court order issued to Verizon demanded daily call records for all communications within the US and between the US and abroad: see the Guardian article NSA collecting phone records of millions of Verizon customers daily, 6 June 2013. Continue reading