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The U.S. wants to disclose details about the secret NSA wiretapping. A confidential court order that sets rules for the collection of U.S. phone data should be made public in the Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday. The reported several U.S. media, they rely on an unnamed government officials, senior. The Deputy Minister of Justice and the NSA chief, James Cole and John Inglis, will therefore occur in the committee.

The document concerns according to “Washington Post” a secret order to the U.S. telecommunications company Verizon of April, after which the group will deliver a variety of phone data. This was being done on the basis of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA). The U.S. government had the directive to Verizon now released. The statement was subject to the policy of the intelligence that the former NSA employee Edward Snowden was published in June.

His revelations of extensive American and British surveillance programs had caused worldwide outrage. U.S. intelligence agencies are also under pressure of the U.S. House of Representatives. In the past week the Republican Justin Amash had tried with a small group deputy from the right and left wings of the U.S. House of Representatives, with a legislative initiative to stop the rampant spying the NSA. They failed in the House of Representatives narrowly by twelve votes.



According to the news agency Reuters reported that U.S. intelligence now want to publish documents on the secret court that should control the monitoring programs. That could still happen in the current week, Reuters reported, citing intelligence sources.

The head of the NSA, Keith Alexander, welcomed a further release of information. “The more we can make it accessible to the American people, the better,” he said in Las Vegas, where he will participate in a conference on computer security on Wednesday.

A license was renewed a secret court that the Director of National Intelligence Office informed (ODNI) with. The announcement of the decision referred to the authorities as a sign of greater transparency. The Government has requested the renewal because otherwise the license on 19 July had lost their validity. The license granted to the authorities, according to a secret court also based on the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA).