Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board Wants New Data Rules

A board created to protect civil liberties is pressing the government to update guidelines for how it handles information it collects on Americans, saying some intelligence agencies haven’t renewed their policies since before the Internet came into wide use. The National Security Agency, for instance, hasn’t updated its guidelines for handling information it collects on U.S. citizens since 1982, or when “email was just getting off the ground,” said David Medine, chairman of the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board.

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