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Chairman of the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board (PCLOB) David Medine said the government is open to changes about how it conducts phone and Internet surveillance programs as long as they don’t undermine the programs’ effectiveness, Reuters reports. PCLOB is now examining how to balance thwarting terrorist plots with protecting Americans’ privacy. It will present a report to President Barack Obama on suggested reforms to surveillance programs. In an opinion piece for The Atlantic, Conor Friedersdorf says defenders of digital surveillance programs should apply the logic to the analogue world, where “everyone recognizes the absurdity of effectively outlawing privacy.”
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