The inquorate privacy watchdog may be back in action soon. If so, it should review the NSA’s call detail records program, Section 702, and the disparate impact of surveillance on minorities.
Latest in Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board
With the nominations of Edward Felten and Jane Nitze to serve on the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board, the White House has done at least one good deed this week.
The White House announced on Friday that it will nominate Adam Klein to the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board.
The president can potentially paralyze an agency by deliberately choosing not to nominate anyone in hopes of preventing the agency from functioning at full capacity or perhaps even from functioning at all.