Franken Promotes Surveillance Bill At Hill Hearing

November 13, 2013

Some Democratic legislators and industry players, notably Google, were in agreement Wednesday that the U.S. government needs to reestablish the trust of the public and international community following the recent revelations about data collection in the name of national security and law enforcement.
 
At a hearing in the Judiciary Committee's Subcommittee on Privacy, Technology and the Law, the Surveillance Transparency Act, introduced by Subcommittee Chairman Al Franken (D-Minn.) and Sen. Dean Heller (R- Nev.), was billed by its supporters as a good first step.

Read more at: http://www.broadcastingcable.com/article/496566-Franken_Promotes_Surveillance_Bill_At_Hill_Hearing.php

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