Trade Policy Advocacy Groups Press USTR About Spying

Law360, New York (November 12, 2013, 7:51 PM EST) -- More than three dozen trade advocacy groups sent a letter to the U.S. Trade Representative Tuesday asking whether they had been spied on by the federal government, following revelations that the National Security Agency had conducted surveillance for other U.S. agencies, including the USTR's office.

The 38 organizations, including trade associations, consumer rights groups, environmental organizations and labor unions, sent letters to both U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman and the NSA seeking assurances that they had not been the subject of government snooping, on American soil...
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