Monday, January 20, 2014

NSA - President Obama's New Limits

A good start.  But traitor Edward Snowden still harmed our nation.

The phone companies are resisting holding the data partly because of the vast storage capacity that would require.  Normally they hold metadata for as long as needed for billing systems to extract what is needed, then the metadata is dumped.

"Obama unveils new limits on U.S. spying while defending surveillance operations" PBS Newshour 1/17/2014


SUMMARY:  President Obama called for several changes to U.S. spying practices including ending the NSA's storage of bulk phone metadata.  Kwame Holman reports on the president's reforms and Hari Sreenivasan gets reaction from Kate Martin of the Center for National Security Studies and John McLaughlin, former acting director of the CIA.

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