The Presidential Daily Brief


  1. White House May Unveil New NSA Reforms

    President Obama has met with civil liberties and privacy advocates, as well as lawmakers, to hear their case for sweeping reforms to the NSA’s surveillance program. Obama is reportedly considering proposals ranging from extending privacy protections for foreign citizens to creating a post for an advocate of privacy issues in the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court. The president still seems to be deciding which reforms to propose, but given the diametrically opposed positions of the intelligence community and privacy advocates, some parties are sure to end up disappointed.

    Sources: The Guardian, WSJ (sub), NYT

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