Congress submits tightened NSA phone-records bill for Obama's approval

/ Jun 3, 2015

Congress submits tightened NSA phone-records bill for Obama's approval

Congress approved sweeping changes Tuesday to surveillance laws enacted after the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks, eliminating the National Security Agency's disputed bulk phone-records collection program affecting millions of Americans and replacing it with a more restrictive measure to keep the records in phone companies' ...

White House seeks privacy balance in a 'Big Data' world

May 2, 2014

White House seeks privacy balance in a 'Big Data' world

The White House on Thursday suggested updates to laws and other measures to enhance privacy and prevent discrimination based on the data trail left by consumers on their phones and computers that companies and researchers collect and analyze. Both privacy advocates and tech groups found ...