David Kravets reports:
The Obama administration has received 28 proposals from corporations with ideas for managing the NSA’s massive database of U.S. phone call metadata. But don’t expect to see the proposals anytime soon. The government says it won’t release a word.
At issue is President Obama’s most significant NSA reform: his plan to take the trillion-plus records continuously gathered on American’s phone calls out of the NSA’s hands and give it to a third-party, and making it accessible to the government only through an order from a secret tribunal.
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