The secret to secret keeping is limiting the amount of people who know.
Not much of a secret now, is it?
How could they have possibly run this test?!!?
By manipulating Facebook news feeds.
So, basically, your saying that they should just expect everybody to simply trust that what they're doing is entirely legal?
Where did I say or imply anything like that? I'm no more a fan of what NSA is doing than anyone else here. They are disliked throughout the rest of the intel community too, btw.
Life in the state of nature is solitary, poor, nasty, brutish, and short. - Thomas Hobbes, Leviathan