Experts who released a widespread review of National Security Agency practices on Wednesday called for a sweeping overhaul of US surveillance programs. Like that'll happen.
US Review Panel Urges Wide-ranging NSA Spying Overhaul
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December 19, 2013

Via AFP:

US legal and intelligence experts ordered by President Barack Obama to review National Security Agency practices on Wednesday called for a sweeping overhaul of US surveillance programs while preserving "robust" intelligence capabilities.

The five-member panel of advisers also urged reforms at a secret national security court and an end to bulk retention of telephone "metadata" by the spy agency, by keeping those records in private hands subject to specific queries from the NSA or law enforcement.

The 308-report also called for "significant steps" to be taken "to protect the privacy of ...

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