Originally Posted by elsid13
No program or technology is prefect. This program was designed to intercept non-US communications, analysis and identify external threats/support to those trying to do harm inside the US. In Boston it was "lone" wolf action and they didn't receive external logistic support or direction.
So. You're making the argument that we should violate our own Constitution to protect ourselves, but we can't expect it to protect us? How far down the paranoia rabbit hole do you want to go?