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NSA Partners

Domestic Surveillance is a team sport. The NSA’s success depends upon their partnership with other federal, state, and local agencies. The USA PATRIOT Act was passed in 2001 for the purpose of “Uniting and Strengthening America by Providing Appropriate Tools Required to Intercept and Obstruct Terrorism”. This far-reaching law gave them a wide range of…
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U.S. Federal Databases

There are several databases across the United States. Just about every agency and form of law enforcement has their own internal database, of which members must log in. This information is then shared and cross-referenced to assist other agencies and even countries in gathering information on individuals. This is a list of the databases, ranging from local law enforcement to Homeland Security.