Obama defends NSA surveillance program, Urges people to draw balance between privacy and security


President Barack Obama has called out to Americans urging them to “make some choices” in drawing balance between privacy and security. Obama was on the defensive for the NSA secret surveillance programs which is known to sweep up an estimated 3 billion phone calls every day and collect Internet data from U.S. providers with an aim to prevent terror attacks.

Obama defends NSA surveillance program; Urges people to draw balance between privacy and security-faces-emoticons-global-annal

Obama says that identifying threats against the U.S. isn’t easy anymore as the two top-secret tools devised to target terrorists are thoroughly publicized.

As Obama justified the spy programs revealed this week, he was defensive and defiant at times while talking to reporters on Friday.

Source: Ellwoodcityledger, WSJ, Mercurynews

Published by Bhavesh Kumar

A multi-talented media professional with diverse experience spanning across journalism (digital and broadcast), management consultancy and documentary filmmaking. Worked for the leading newspaper (the Times of India) and news broadcaster (NDTV India) on their web portal, feature stories, shooting, scripting, programming and editing broadcast news. A creative mindset focused on executing new-age strategic communication initiatives with all its corresponding elements (clear and coherently written key messages, social media marketing and multimedia content) to ensure effective target audience impressions. Also, worked on several primary and secondary market research projects (Market Feasibility Study) for business expansion into new markets.

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