NSA Spying - Links and Resources


Progressives want the facts and some real analysis on NSA spying. The mainstream wants to debate Edward Snowden's biography.  Here at the DFNYC website, we're collecting some links to good articles and resources on NSA spying. Have a suggestion? Email us at info -at- dfnyc.org.

What James Clapper Doesn't Understand About Edward Snowden (Feb 24, 2014 article in The Atlantic.)

Many DFNYCers were elated on December 16th when Richard Leon, a federal district court judge in Washington D.C., declared the Spying tactics of the NSA unconstitutional, only to be dismayed eleven days later when William Pauley III, a federal district court judge here in the Southern District of N.Y., declared that NSA spying was indeed constitutional, parroting many of the government’s talking points.

Here are some links and resources we wanted to share with the DFNYC community:

Judge Leon’s opinion of 12/16 – Unconstitutional:


Judge Pauley’s opinion of 12/27 – Constitutional:


New Yorker article “State of Deception” by Ryan Lizza, which includes an in-depth look at the timeline of the spying activities and the Senate Intelligence Committee, including a comparison of Senators Diane Feinstein and Ron Wyden: