Government Access To Private Databases . By Kathleen Isley and John D’Alessandro. The National Security Agency. Fighting against terrorism Domestic Spying Program Access to telecommunication companies’ databases allows for mass data mining of phone and internet logs without public knowledge.
By Kathleen Isley and John D’Alessandro
In light of the possible threat of terrorism, is the NSA’s use of the private data mining industry as a surveillance tool ethical?
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