A Year of Surveillance Change-Up
by Mark Wilson
Thanks to Edward Snowden, the NSA has consistently had to walk back statements that turned out later to be outright lies. It makes you wonder why anyone would trust anything the government says about surveillance.
Second: the NSA isn’t conducting bulk surveillance on millions of Americans. Whoops, turns out they are. And when NSA Director James Clapper said it wasn’t, well, that was sort of … not true. But it was the “least untrue” thing to say.