Republican Rep. Marc Roberts, of Santaquin, said there are serious questions about privacy and surveillance surrounding the center, and several Utah residents who spoke at a legislative committee hearing Wednesday agreed.
Thomas Drake said the NSA’s $1.7 billion data storage facility located on a National Guard base stores massive amounts of records on taped phone calls, intercepted emails and poached records of online purchases.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says he’s called President Barack Obama to express his frustration over what he says is long-lasting damage caused by the U.S. government’s surveillance programs.
Angry over revelations of National Security Agency surveillance and frustrated with what they consider outdated digital privacy laws, state lawmakers around the nation are proposing bills to curtail the powers of law enforcement to monitor and track citizens.
The bipartisan bill introduced Tuesday at the state capitol would deny access to power and water from public utilities to NSA facilities in California.
Ronald Reagan’s 1981 Executive Order 12333 for the first time in a public, written record allowed foreign covert action to be conducted from inside the U.S.
Some are reviewing and changing their online habits as they reconsider some basic questions about today’s interconnected world. Among them: How much should I share and how should I share it?