The Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) announced Tuesday that it would be immediately implement new surveillance reforms, which it claims illustrate an “ongoing commitment to greater transparency.”
These new changes, among others, stipulate that content interception cannot be used to intentionally target Americans and permanent residents, change secrecy limits on National Security Letters, require that non-intelligence related information collected on Americans be deleted, and restrict that similar data gathered on foreigners be deleted after no later than five years.
The changes, which are outlined in a series of new Tumblr posts that are in response to a 2014 presidential policy directive, don’t go nearly far enough, civil liberties advocates say.
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