Unappreciated actions ….. “A whistle blower to respect.”
It is too bad that the following NSA reforms had not been in effect before the whistle-blower/ traitor, Edward Snowden exposed that the U.S. government had been acting under the cover of secrecy by covertly collecting data on all of its taxpaying constituents; as well as on all of its international allies and foes, without any legal oversight and restraints.
PBS FRONTLINE has published a 2/9/15 article on NSA reforms by Sarah Chidress, “How the NSA Spying Programs Have Changed Since Snowden.” The following are some of her comments:
“Last week, the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI), which coordinates the various branches of the intelligence community, released a a report that is the most comprehensive public accounting of post-Snowden reforms.”
“But how much has actually changed?”
“It’s kind of dizzying,” said Elizabeth Goitein, co-director of the Brennan Center for Justice’s program on liberty and national security, of the flurry of reports and announcements. “The volume of…
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