Whistleblower Mark Klein took this now 8-year-old photo of a secret room in a San Francisco AT&T switching center. Klein alleges the facility houses data-mining equipment enabling U.S. agents access to electronic communications. His photo and other documents he obtained while a telco contractor prompted ongoing Fourth Amendment litigation.
Credit: Mark Klein
In 2013, the Supreme Court rejected a challenge to a once-clandestine warrantless surveillance program that gobbles up Americans' electronic communications—a project secretly adopted in the wake of the 2001 terror attacks on the United States.
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