Scott Shackford writes:
The omnibus spending bill Congress is considering right now isn’t just about spending money we don’t have and saddling future generations with debt. It’s also about chipping away at their data privacy, too.
Buried deep in the omnibus bill—we’re talking 2,200 pages in—is legislation intended to give the feds access to data held by American companies overseas. It also will have the effect of making it easier for foreign countries to gain access to data being stored here in America, and that makes human rights and privacy groups very, very concerned.
Read more on Reason.
h/t, Joe Cadillic