US SECRET SURVEILLANCE

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Following Edward Snowden's disclosures about the National Security Agency's alleged spying programs that resulted in a passionate national debate about surveillance and individual privacy. President Obama outlined several points today. He delivered a speech about NSA surveillance and the future of digital privacy.

Mr. Obama introduced a number of welcome reforms to NSA surveillance, while leaving in place the bulk collection of Americans' sensitive data.

Polls indicate that many Americans feel government has gone too far monitoring all the communications of innocent individuals and calls for change are being sounded throughout the halls of Congress and by President Barack Obama's own hand-picked review board. But the president is singing a slightly different tune.

Today he delivered a long-awaited speech to outline the reforms he is willing to make to the NSA programs. But the proposed reforms don't go far enough.

http://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2014/01/17/remarks-president-...

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