Doss quoted on impact of Trump allegations on NSA surveillance programs

Doss quoted on impact of Trump allegations on NSA surveillance programs
Trump’s wiretap tweets come as NSA surveillance programs are up for renewal this year
March 7, 2017
McClatchy DC Bureau

Former NSA lawyer and Chair of Saul Ewing's Cybersecurity and Privacy Practice, April Doss, discusses Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) surveillance in an article in McClatchy DC Bureau. The article focuses on the divide in opinions over Section 702 and FISA, and the impact that Trump’s wiretapping allegations have, particularly during a time when U.S. surveillance programs are up for reauthorization by Congress. April believes that enacting a new policy to eliminate electronic sweeping would require the NSA to be overly intrusive and distract from intercepting harmful communications. “It would prompt intelligence analysts to look for communications that they would not otherwise see, communications that have no intelligence value,” April said in the article. 
 
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