Obama Defends NSA Surveillance Programs: VIDEO


President Obama held a press conference today to talk about the NSA surveillance programs that have been making headlines for the past 24 hours after journalist Glenn Greenwald broke open a story about the NSA and Verizon, and the WaPo published a similar story about PRISM, a program said to engage top internet companies and the metadata they have about users.

Said Obama: "Nobody is listening to your telephone calls."

Watch it, AFTER THE JUMP...

If you missed it earlier, you might also want to check out our legal editor Ari Ezra Waldman's post on the NSA, data privacy, and gay rights.

Posted June 7, 2013 at 6:41pm ETC by Andy Towle
in Barack Obama, News, NSA