4 ways Congress can provide stronger privacy protections

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Media Outlet: The Hill

Robyn Greene wrote for the Hill on the ways Congress can boost Americans' privacy protections.

Every year since Edward Snowden first revealed to the world the scope of the NSA and FBI’s surveillance programs, Americans have demand more privacy protections from the government. Just this week, a Reuters poll found that, depending on the type of communication, about 75 percent of respondents are unwilling to give up their privacy in order to increase national security.

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Robyn Greene is the policy counsel and government affairs lead for the Open Technology Institute at New America specializing in issues concerning surveillance and cybersecurity.