President Obama, the courts, and Congress are on a path to set new privacy rules for NSA snooping. While the need to catch terrorist remains, so is the need to preserve a presumption of innocence.
the Monitor's Editorial Board /
December 19, 2013
In coming weeks, President Obama will decide how much to rein in the electronic snooping of the National Security Agency. The courts and Congress may weigh in, too. One nonsecret federal judge, Richard Leon, has already ruled that the NSA’s collection of metadata from all American phone calls probably violates the Constitution.