Sep 272013
 
 September 27, 2013  Laws, Surveillance, U.S.

Brendan Sasso and Kate Tummarello report:

The Senate Intelligence Committee will hold a markup next week on legislation to improve privacy protections in the wake of leaks about the National Security Agency’s surveillance programs.

But the bill, authored by Committee Chairwoman Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) and ranking member Saxby Chambliss (R-Ga.), is unlikely to go far enough to appease privacy advocates. Feinstein announced next week’s markup at a hearing on Thursday, saying she is still finishing up the legislation.

Read more on The Hill.

I think it’s safe to say that anything Feinstein comes up with fall far short of what the privacy and civil liberties community would like to see.