NSA makes final push to retain most mass surveillance powers

Posted in: Surveillance & Privacy at 11/01/2014 15:09

The National Security Agency and its allies are making a final public push to retain as much of their controversial mass surveillance powers as they can, before President Barack Obama's forthcoming announcement about the future scope of US surveillance.

Security officials concede a need for greater transparency and for adjustments to broad domestic intelligence collection, but argue that limiting the scope of such collection would put the country at greater risk of terrorist attacks.
www.theguardian.com/world/2014/jan/10/nsa-mass-surveillance-powers-john-inglis-npr

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