Sen. Feinstein Claims The NSA Does Collect Phone Call Location Information, Contradicting The NSA

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http://techcrunch.com – Today Senator Feinstein stated that the NSA phone metadata program that collects records on the telephone calls of American citizens includes location information. Previously, head of the NSA, General Keith B. Alexander, stated that the NSA was not currently collecting call location data under the authority of Section 215 of the Patriot Act. It was left open that other authorization could allow for, and be currently used to, collect location data. It was revealed today that in the past a program at least tried to collect this data. Here’s the Senator, as quoted by McClatchy: “I’ve (IT news)