Did The NSA Help Spy On A U.S. Law Firm?
A New York Times piece suggests the NSA helped spy on a U.S. law firm, but what really happened?By Christina Hartman | February 16, 2014
Here's a piece from The New York Times that would definitely raise a lawyer's eyebrows:
First paragraph: American lawyers are now among "those caught up in the global surveillance net cast by the National Security Agency and its overseas partners."
To quickly summarize — The Times' James Risen and Laura Poitras had a look at documents from NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden. Those documents show the NSA's counterpart in Australia had conducted surveillance on Indonesian government officials seeking help from a U.S. law firm on trade talks.