Sources: Reuters [on Huffington Post], ACLU [PDF], Google, Mark Zuckerberg
quote: It only applies to U.S. Citizens. The small text under this entire fiasco is that only Foreigners (Non-U.S.) are the targets.
quote: the custodian of records shall produce to the National Security Agency (NSA)...all call detail records or "telephony metadata" created by Verizon for communications (i) between the United States and abroad (ii) wholly in the United States, including local telephone calls.
quote: I don't know why I'm bothering anyway, it is quite clear most people can't look at this situation objectively and sort out the facts. It will probably be months before we get to that point. You aren't helping with the massive amount of sensationalist spin in this article. Stick with the facts and not big media's spin on those facts.
quote: Foreigners are the target and you haven't a clue what you are talking about with FISA.
quote: Both ends of a communication need not be foreign. If a communication originates or terminates in a foreign land, it's fair game.
quote: I’m quite ok with that, however the snooping programs put in place do not discriminate between citizens or non-citizens. They are analyzing everyone’s communications, and it’s unconstitutional.
quote: Terrorists are the targets today. And you're OK with that because you are not a terrorist.Then tomorrow, someone says...
quote: you can’t just ignore the constitution