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WASHINGTON, D.C., June 18, 2013 — The American Bar Association can refer reporters to legal experts available to speak about the National Security Agency/Edward Snowden incident, which has revived debate over privacy and national security.
Leaks about domestic surveillance activities by the NSA have raised questions about cybersecurity, the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act, the FISA Court, wiretaps, treason, privacy and due process.
Reporters seeking analysis on this incident may contact Maria Gutierrez at 202-662-1091 or at Maria.Gutierrez@americanbar.org for more information about the experts available to the media.
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