While those laws have helped in the past, domestic surveillance quickly grew into a problem. Former NSA contractor Edward Snowden revealed that mass surveillance was being conducted on a majority of civilians by the NSA and PRISM. These scandals got citizens unease thinking in the back of their minds they might have been or are currently monitored. The Boston Marathon bombing where a known Islamic extremist planted two pressure cooker bombs killing 3 people and injuring 264 others is a prime example on why mass surveillance has failed us. Russia warned the U.S. about the terrorist that became an extremist and was possibly involved with extremist groups, FBI had questioned him, and the CIA had placed h...
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