Congress Will Allow NSA to Continue Spying Program

Episode 1138 (04:52)

NSA

With the 113th Congress winding down at the end of 2014, members have decided to do nothing to revise the privacy provisions of the Patriot Act, allowing the National Security Agency to collect data on Americans. Leo says that tech companies are no better. There are a few companies that are going with open source encryption of messages, like Facebook, WhatsApp, and the Google Nexus 6 is encrypted by default.

Bill to Restrict N.S.A. Data Collection Blocked in Vote by Senate Republicans (NY Times)…
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/11/19/us/nsa-phone-records.html?_r=0