Obama Details NSA Reforms

Obama Details NSA Reforms

Via slashdot:

In 2013, following whistleblower Edward Snowden’s revelations about the extent of government surveillance, President Obama convened an independent review panel to study whether the National Security Agency (NSA) needed to be reined in.

Several months later, Obama has announced that he will enact some major changes in how the NSA collects data, but his decisions might still infuriate privacy advocates who wanted him to do more about the agency’s surveillance tactics.

In a January 17 speech, Obama suggested that the nation’s intelligence apparatus had to rapidly adapt to a new threat environme...

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