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Our first meeting of the year will be this Thursday, and the topic of our first discussion will be digital privacy. In June, Edward Snowden leaked files pertaining to NSA's PRISM program to collect electric communication meta-data from companies in the U.S. More details about the PRISM program can be found here.
After details of PRISM were revealed, many U.S citizens and members of other nations were outraged, calling this an infringement of privacy rights. On the other hand, the NSA claims this measure is necessary to ensure the safety of the American people. With this surveillance program, the NSA believes it will be able to identify patterns within the communication networks of terrorist organizations.