Monday, July 29, 2013

JULY 25, 2013

The controversy over the National Security Agency's spying on Americans continues.  The House of Representatives voted down a proposal to restrict how the NSA collects our telephone records.  217 to 205 is a close vote;  probably not the last look at this issue.

In a Washington Post-ABC News poll 74% said NSA surveillance of phone calls and the internet restricted some Americans' privacy rights.
 49% thought it restricted their own privacy rights.

But did Edward Snowden
's disclosures harm natonal security?   27% said yes, somewhat, 22% said a great deal, 37% said no, and 13% had no opinion.  I wonder where they've been.

Is this spying making the U.S. safer from terrorism?
 42% said yes, 47% said not much difference, and 5% said less safe.

The debate goes on.
 Is your phone ringing?

No comments: