Privacy advocates blast surveillance laws hidden in spending bill


 

RT America | December 17, 2015

A new version of the “omnibus” federal government funding bill includes a version of the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act, outraging privacy advocates. Long-standing critic of government overreach in surveillance, Senator Ron Wyden (D-Oregon), who voted against the Senate bill speaks out, citing the Department of Homeland Security as saying the bill “could sweep away important privacy protections.” RT’s Manuel Rapalo reports.

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