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Intelligence Task Force To Recommend Cosmetic Changes... While The White House Pre-Rejects The Biggest One

The Very. Serious. Panel. looking at intelligence gathering promised "sweeping changes", but are they really?
Intelligence Task Force To Recommend Cosmetic Changes... While The White House Pre-Rejects The Biggest One
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Via Techdirt:

Remember the supposedly "independent, outside experts" that President Obama had invited to be on a task force to review the NSA's surveillance? The same task force that was actually set up by and reported to director of national intelligence James Clapper? The one that was actually made up of intelligence community insiders, who kicked things off by having two of its key members not bother to to show up for a meeting with civil libertarian groups?

Right. So their report is "due" to be delivered this Sunday, and some of the details have leaked. While the Wall Street Journal suggested that the ...

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