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US Experts Call for Debate on National Security, Civil Libertiesi
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June 15, 2013 12:51 PM
News organizations and civil rights groups are among those angry over recent news that the Obama administration has searched the phone records of journalists. That revelation was followed by reports of an extensive government program collecting the phone and Internet records of millions of Americans. Media and privacy experts say there's a need for a national debate on how Americans should balance civil liberties and national security. VOA’s Vivian Chakarian reports.

US Experts Call for Debate on National Security, Civil Liberties

Published June 15, 2013

News organizations and civil rights groups are among those angry over recent news that the Obama administration has searched the phone records of journalists. That revelation was followed by reports of an extensive government program collecting the phone and Internet records of millions of Americans. Media and privacy experts say there's a need for a national debate on how Americans should balance civil liberties and national security. VOA’s Vivian Chakarian reports.


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