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US intelligence denies widespread spying

Officials go on the offensive to deny accusations its spy agencies are guilty of invading Americans' privacy.

Last Modified: 17 Jun 2013 02:02
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News that the United States has been monitoring the private data of people around the world has been heavily criticised by civil rights groups. 

Now, President Barack Obama's administration has gone on the offensive to deny accusations that its spy agencies are guilty of widespread invasion of Americans' privacy.

Al Jazeera's Tom Ackerman reports from Washington, DC.

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