NSA Phone Spying Should Go On, Review Group Tells Senate

Law360, New York (January 14, 2014, 10:13 PM EST) -- A group tasked with reviewing the National Security Agency's surveillance efforts has denied claims that it has called for an end to the agency's much-maligned domestic phone monitoring program, telling a Senate panel Tuesday that its proposed tweaks to the program would not compromise the method's value.

During questioning by the Senate Judiciary Committee, the five members of a group of outside experts appointed by President Barack Obama to recommend changes to the government's intelligence-gathering methods defended the report that it issued last month, which recommended...
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