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NSA snooping

Posted by seumasach on June 11, 2013

Obama under pressure as senator denounces ‘act of treason’

Guardian

11th June, 2013

The Obama administration offered no indication on Monday about what it intended to do about Snowden. The White House did however say he had sparked an “appropriate debate” and hinted it might welcome revision of the Patriot Act, legislation introduced in 2001 which it claims gives legal authority for the programmes carried out by the National Security Agency.

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