Internet Metadata Collection

DOJ Releases 2 New Documents Regarding NSA's Email Metadata Collection

By Cody M. Poplin
Friday, August 22, 2014, 4:39 PM

There are two new NSA email metadata collection program documents on the DNI's Tumblr site, IContheRecord.

From the site:

Following a declassification review by the Executive Branch, the Department of Justice released on August 6, 2014, in redacted form, 38 documents relating to the now-discontinued NSA program to collect bulk electronic communications metadata pursuant to Section 402 of the FISA (“PRTT provision”).  View the August 6, 2014 Document Release.

On August 21, 2014, the following two additional documents were released in relation to this same declassification review:

Declaration of George J. Tenet, Director of Central Intelligence, in Support of Pen Register/Trap and Trace Application

Report Regarding FBI Databases