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NSA audit found privacy violations

‘WASHINGTON POST’ SCOOP:Documents given to the newspaper by Edward Snowden show many problems with the agency’s surveillance of communications

NY Times News Service, WASHINGTON

In a statement, the NSA said the problem related to “a very specific and highly technical aspect,” which it reported to the court and Congress “once the issue was identified and fully understood.”

Privacy protections for Americans were strengthened, it said, and the court allowed the surveillance to continue.

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