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Poll: 61 Percent Of Americans Value Privacy Over SecurityMost Americans are unimpressed with President Barack Obama's efforts to restore trust in government in the wake of disclosures about secret surveillance programs that swept up the phone records of hundreds of millions in the United States.
Obama Squares Off With Congress Over NSA AuthorityThe Obama administration squared off with skeptical lawmakers Tuesday over efforts to terminate the government's authority to collect phone records of millions of Americans, a proposition that exposed sharp divisions among members of Congress.
House Considers Cuts To NSA Surveillance ProgramsThe House will consider legislation that would cut off funds for the National Security Agency's surveillance programs and imposes limits on the operations.
NSA Informant's Asylum Request Could Take Years To ProcessThe former defense contractor who leaked the National Security Agency’s surveillance plans on Americans could face a years-long wait for an asylum request.
Snowden: NSA Hacks Hundreds Of Targets In Hong Kong, ChinaFormer National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden has resurfaced after recently revealing himself as the one who leaked U.S. government surveillance program documents.
CBS News: Feds In Process Of Filing Charges Against NSA Whistle-BlowerFederal officials are in the process of filing charges against the National Security Agency whistle-blower who revealed how the intelligence agency spies on Americans.
Merkel To Question Obama On NSA Privacy ScandalGermany's chancellor will raise the issue of NSA's eavesdropping on European communications when she meets President Barack Obama here next week — the latest sign of the international backlash over leaks about America's sweeping electronic surveillance programs.
Obama In 2001: There Will Be A 'Majoritarian Check' On Mass Surveillance Of US CitizensPresident Barack Obama told Chicago public television in 2001 there would be a “majoritarian check” on mass surveillance of American citizens.
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