Another day, another Obama-era spying scandal. This one again involves the FBI and the NSA acquiring and using information that was obtained via less-than-legal means. The ordeal raises the question of who holds these people accountable. A secret federal court issued a strong rebuke of the practices. The judge accused the secretive agencies of serious constitutional violations.
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The document, signed by Judge Rosemary M. Collyer, said the court had learned in a notice filed Oct. 26, 2016, that National Security Agency analysts had been conducting prohibited queries of databases “with much greater frequency than had previously been disclosed to the court.”