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Time to Rein in NSA Hackers and Thugs

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Thank goodness for brave, heroic whistleblowers like Edward Snowden. It should be well understood by now that the White House and Congress would NEVER, EVER had agreed to restrain there lap dogs at the NSA had it not been for the devastating, world-changing leaks about NSA surveillance…

 

The White House has acknowledged the need for additional “constraints” on US intelligence gathering, amid claims of eavesdropping on allies.

Spokesman Jay Carney said an ongoing White House intelligence policy review would account for “privacy concerns”.

Spain is the latest of several countries reported to have been the target of US collection of phone data.

A top Democrat in the Senate has said its intelligence panel will undertake a “major review” of US spying programmes.

Senator Dianne Feinstein said she was “totally opposed” to the National Security Agency’s (NSA) intelligence gathering on leaders of US allies.

An EU delegate in Washington described the row as “a breakdown of trust”.

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‘Genuine concern’

On Monday Mr Carney, US President Barack Obama’s spokesman, told reporters the administration “recognise[s] there needs to be additional constraints on how we gather and use intelligence”.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-24719830

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Written by voiceoftruthusa

October 29, 2013 at 2:22 am

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