Looks like laws to contain NSA are getting watered down in congress
Published on May 6, 2014
An important announcement came from the House Judiciary Committee this week, which pledged to advance NSA reform legislation known as the USA Freedom Act. Privacy advocates have praised the legislation as a good first step toward reining in the spy agency. It includes provisions that would put an end to the NSA’s call records program — and limit the NSA’s ability to search its own databases for American’s communications. But there’s a reason why NSA reformers shouldn’t celebrate just yet. RT’s Sam Sacks reports.