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Sharon Franklin Bradford, Executive Director, Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board

The National Security Agency's collection of Internet data may be massive, but it's constitutional. An independent agency, the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board, has released a thorough report on how federal agencies track foreigners' communications under Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act. The law has come under fire since Edward Snowden leaked documents on NSA programs a year ago. Sharon Bradford Franklin, executive director of the PCLOB, joined Tom Temin on the Federal Drive to talk about the board's investigation.

Tags: Sharon Franklin Bradford , NSA , Federal Drive , Tom Temin

Thursday - 07/03/2014, 10:06am EDT
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Privacy and Civil Liberties board works to inform public on NSA leaks

The Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board is responsible for investigating the balance between counterterrorism security and Americans' privacy. The board is working toward a report on the National Security Agency's surveillance programs.

Tags: David Medine , Federal Drive , NSA , NSA leaks , Edward Snowden , Cogan Schneier , oversight , people

Thursday - 07/25/2013, 12:41pm EDT
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Privacy not taking back seat to security, cyberchief says

White House cybersecurity coordinator Howard Schmidt says his office will focus on privacy as much as it will focus on cybersecurity. He says the government can't have security without privacy. Experts say they are pleased with Schmidt's initial ideas, but wonder where the privacy oversight board is.

Tags: technology , cybersecurity , Howard Schmidt , Daniel Akaka , White House , Greg Nojeim , Center for Democracy and Technology , privacy , Privacy Act ,

Friday - 01/29/2010, 06:37am EST
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