NSA should come clean about domestic spying

By JENNIFER BAIN, Last Updated: 6:18 PM, June 17, 2013, Posted: 4:09 PM, June 17, 2013

Police Commissioner Ray Kelly launched a stinging rebuke to the federal government’s secret phone and Internet monitoring campaign — and suggested leaker Edward Snowden was right about privacy “abuse.”

“I don’t think it ever should have been made secret,” Kelly said today, breaking ranks with US law-enforcement officials.

His blast came days after the Obama administration and Attorney General Eric Holder outraged New York officials by endorsing a federal monitor for the NYPD.

‘NSA should come clean about domestic spying’: Ray Kelly