Office of the Director of National Intelligence
An intelligence official is giving early approval to the USA Freedom Act.
Minor changes to the nation’s spying laws aren’t earning plaudits from civil libertarians.
The Office of the Director of National Intelligence announced the winners.
The spy office is defending a controversial executive order that authorizes some snooping.
The U.S. went after the communications of nearly 90,000 foreign targets last year.
ODNI lawyer noted "substantial political hurdle" if Congress doesn't renew portions of act.
Obama's request includes a bigger "black budget" for intelligence agencies.
Documents from Edward Snowden shed a light on the way government agencies share records.
Privacy advocates want documents from the spy agency.
The policy would prohibit officials from discussing even published intelligence leaks.