Lawmakers Push For NSA Reforms To Curtail Data Spying

Law360, Washington (October 09, 2013, 6:29 PM ET) -- Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., and two GOP congressmen declared on Wednesday that they will fight in Congress for meaningful changes to the National Security Agency's metadata surveillance program and defeat lackluster or "skin deep" efforts that would put a "fig leaf" on the agency's actions.

In separate keynote addresses at a Cato Institute conference on the NSA, Wyden and Reps. Justin Amash, R-Mich. and F. James Sensenbrenner, R-Wisc., maintained that Congress needs to codify changes to the NSA, the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court and other intelligence...
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