Tag Archives: USA Freedom Act

Technical Review on NSA Call Surveillance Program Nears Completion

The Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board is almost done conducting a review on the National Security Agency's investigation of unauthorized call records, FCW reported Monday. The review tackles the technical problems that have caused NSA's Call Detail Records program to collect an excessive amount of data.

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Obama Signs USA Freedom Act for Gov’t Surveillance Reforms

President Barack Obama has signed the USA Freedom Act as part of efforts to reform government surveillance and data collection activities and also restore three counterterrorism provisions of the Patriot Act, The Hill reported Tuesday. Julian Hattem writes that the new law puts restrictions on the authority of the National Security Agency …

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