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Your e-mails: The government and your phone records asked users for their reaction to Thursday's USA Today report that the National Security Agency, with the cooperation of three telecommunication companies, has compiled a database of millions of domestic phone calls. Here is a sampling from the responses, some of which have been edited:
I am appalled by this new information. It is an insult to the right of every American to protect one's privacy. It insults our Congress that the reason they were not informed is because they cannot be trusted with the information. I am disgusted that some of the large telephone companies would agree to this conspiracy. I think this behavior is an impeachable offence. I cannot express the rage I feel at this new way to monitor the American people. Karen Berlant-Solomon, Van Nuys, California........Click title for the rest of the e-mails.......

Callers Can't Hide

New York:
Want to chat in private? Stay off the phone.
Americans have more ways than ever to communicate with each other, and none of them are safe from prying eyes or ears. Citing anonymous sources, USA Today reported Thursday that the three largest U.S. telephone companies--AT&T (nyse: T - news - people ), Verizon (nyse: VZ - news - people ) and BellSouth (nyse: BLS - news - people )--have handed over millions of wireline phone records to the National Security Agency without a court order...Click title for link.
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