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NSA leaks prompt 1,000% FOIA request spike

As the slew of leaks from NSA whistle-blower Edward Snowden keep coming -- revealing more and more about the near-totalized surveillance state overseen by the spy agency -- the public response has largely appeared one of sad resignation and generalized outrage. However, news that the NSA has this year been inundated with 1,054 percent more requests for information under Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) suggests that many thousands of individuals have been exercised by the revelations of government surveillance dragnets and spycraft and are demanding to know more.

MuckRock reported:

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