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NSA reforms must do more to prevent abuses

When former U.S. President Jimmy Carter exchanges private correspondence, he goes to the post office. In an interview with Meet the Press, the 89-year-old statesman said it isn’t because he can’t use email, but because he is afraid his communications will be read by the National Security Agency.   The admission by a former leader […]

NDAA section ban defends civil liberties

The public uproar earlier this year over unconstitutional provisions of the National Defense Authorization Act pushed Congress to pass Amendment 3018 last Thursday, banning a key provision of the NDAA that authorized indefinite detention of U.S. citizens. Despite partisan shortcomings, Congress has shown that it can rally members of both parties to prevent the abridgement […]