NSA Secretly Admitted Illegally Tracking Thousands Of 'Alert List' Phone Numbers For Years

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NSA Director Keith Alexander admitted in court documents kept classified since 2009, that the agency had illegally surveilled thousands of phone numbers. Director of National Intelligence James Clapper said that the 2009 ruling had resulted in reforms such as the NSA creating the position of Director of Compliance, instituting new ?technological safeguards? and ?procedures to ensure the accuracy and precision in FISC filings.