Sens. Float Changes To Surveillance Court, Reporting Regime

Law360, New York (August 1, 2013, 5:21 PM EDT) -- The push to overhaul the National Security Agency's spying authorities gained steam in the U.S. Senate on Thursday, with lawmakers introducing three bills that would reform the workings of a secret surveillance court and allow companies to disclose more information about the government's data requests.

Citing widespread concerns over the fairness and transparency of the NSA's methods for obtaining phone and Internet records for national security purposes, Sens. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn.; Ron Wyden, D-Ore.; and Tom Udall, D-N.M., floated a pair of proposals to reform the...
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