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U.S. sets up intelligence
surveillance technology review body

Reuters, by Paul Eckert

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Posted By:LittleHoodedMonk, 8/13/2013 12:17:06 AM

Washington - The Obama administration on Monday launched a formal review of its electronic intelligence gathering that has come under widespread criticism since leaks by a former spy agency contractor. (Snip) The group will assess whether U.S. data collection "optimally protects our national security and advances our foreign policy while appropriately accounting for other policy considerations, such as the risk of unauthorized disclosure and our need to maintain the public trust," the statement said. The high-level group of outside experts has 60 days to deliver its interim findings.

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Typical 0bama shuck and jive. See, which hand is the ball in? There is NO mention that NSA, et al, will immediately STOP spying and collecting this metadata from American citizens, not known to be suspected terrorist. That would mean almost all of US. Well, Congress?

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: KTWO, 8/13/2013 12:31:33 AM     (No. 9470963)

Dodge Ball. Buys the liars another three or four months.

Congress has the duty to investgate but it is blocked by Democrats, the WH, and lying sdmistrators.

So what can this review board do that Congress can´t? Well since O appointed them he can in effect write their report.

Any problems will be blamed on Bush and Cheney.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: coldoc, 8/13/2013 2:28:29 AM     (No. 9471016)

I would guess this will work as well as the Inspector General precess has.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Spidey, 8/13/2013 3:53:34 AM     (No. 9471042)

I can already write the report these worldwide institutional leftists are going to write: "We have concluded that the president has a right to spy on Americans for national security´s sake.In fact the president wouldn´t be doing his job if he wasn´t email snooping".

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Reply 4 - Posted by: nonsense, 8/13/2013 7:54:28 AM     (No. 9471208)

How many Marxists are on the board?

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Reply 5 - Posted by: ROLFnader, 8/13/2013 8:04:58 AM     (No. 9471223)

I´m really anxious to see who he names as the Director of the Intelligence Surveillance Technology Review Board.

And just how much power will the DISTRB wield?

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Doctor P, 8/13/2013 8:38:58 AM     (No. 9471277)

because we all know the only thing our intelligence community needs is another bureaucracy

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Reply 7 - Posted by: mickturn, 8/13/2013 11:30:57 AM     (No. 9471649)

Great, another rubber stamp group ready to trounce on our rights!

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