Originally Posted by elsid13
They didn't gather all the data in one place. It one of the main reason the IC is attempting to build private cloud that will allow access to all the data they have gather and turn it into information. The problem is the security controls and needs to know.
No, the problem is the government wants to see everything, look for things that are 'wrong' and then pursue them.
It's precisely the reason the 4th Amendment was written. Because as the government has repeatedly shown over its history... its definition of right and wrong is eminently flexible.