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Report: Drones killing innocents based on NSA metadata

 
Report: Drones killing innocents based on NSA metadata
Posted Monday, February 10th 2014 @ 12pm  by Kevin Spak, Newser Staff

(NEWSER– America's drone program is "absolutely" killing innocent people because it launches strikes solely based on NSA phone metadata and tracking technologies, a former drone pilot tells Glenn Greenwald and Jeremy Scahill, in the first post for Greenwald's much-hyped new media venture, The Intercept. The NSA's involvement with the drone program has been previously reported, but the Intercept piece focuses on the flaws of the approach, which eschews traditional human intelligence. Most notably: The terrorists appear to have caught on.

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