Reforming Surveillance – Maybe
- The President’s Review Group on Intelligence and Communications Technologies released a report [PDF] making recommendations to rebalance security concerns with privacy and civil liberties, though they point out that some core principles should not be up for negotiation. They’d like communication metadata storage not to be done by the government but rather to remain private until official access to it is justified. Interestingly, they recommend privacy protections to be applied to non-US citizens too. But their advice not to have a single individual head both the NSA and USCYBERCOM had already been rejected before their report had even been made public.
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