NSA Reform Bill Splits Reformers

Posted by Mike Confino, September 18, 2014

USAID Chief Rajiv Shah Testifies Before Senate Committee

James Clapper became public enemy number one for civil liberties groups in 2013 when Edward Snowden’s leaks revealed that he lied to Congress about the National Security Agency’s domestic surveillance.

One year later, the embattled director of national intelligence is the unlikely bedfellow of the American Civil Liberties Union in backing an NSA reform bill that has divided civil liberties groups. The differing views on the bill reflect a more fundamental disagreement about how best to reform government surveillance practices after a decade of obfuscation.

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