U.S. intelligence officials have declassified a court opinion in which the NSA was found to have been wrongly (and perhaps criminally) collecting thousands of “wholly domestic” emails each year. Here’s what the chief judge of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court wrote in his secret 2011 opinion: “For the first time, the government has now advised the court that the volume and nature of the information it has been collecting is fundamentally different from what the court had been led to believe.” At this point, you’re probably not too surprised that the NSA was collecting domestic communications. What’s really interesting here is that the federal government has decided to declassify the opinion. The feds are now trying to leak faster than Edward Snowden. This dude’s impact is pretty incredible.