Thursday, August 22, 2013

          Professor Robin Feldman on Who Should Monitor Government's NSA Surveillance

          Earlier this month, the Obama Administration said it was convening a "high level group of outside experts" to review intelligence operations and conduct a meaningful review on the American surveillance infrastructure.

          But a new report published late Wednesday from ABC News reveals that four of the panelists have longstanding ties to government and intelligence infrastructure, leading some legal scholars outside government to question how independent it actually will be.

          "Choosing insiders has positives and negatives: On the one hand, choosing insiders makes it more likely that they can move the levers of power,” Robin Feldman, a law professor at the University of California Hastings College of the Law, told Ars by e-mail. “On the other hand, choosing insiders makes it more challenging for them to have the independence.”

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