Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies Program on Energy and Sustainable Development Stanford University


The Criminal N.S.A

Opinion Piece/Newspaper Article

Jennifer Granick - CISAC Affiliate
Christopher Jon Sprigman - Professor of Law, University of Virginia

Published by
The New York Times, June 27, 2013

In this op-ed for The New York Times, CISAC Affiliate Jennifer Granick and University of Virginia Professor Christopher Jon Sprigman posit that the twin revelations that telecom carries have been secretly giving the National Security Agency information about Americans' phone calls and that the NSA has been capturing emails and private communications from Internet companies violate both the letter and the spirit of federal law.