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USA Freedom Act should be first small step of more reforms

The USA Freedom Act that passed by a 67-32 margin is not as strong as we wanted. It is markedly weaker than the original version of the USA Freedom Act that the ACLU first supported in 2013, which itself left many serious surveillance abuses untouched. We were a vocal critic of its shortcomings and supported a sunset of the provisions in an effort to advance more comprehensive reform. This includes:
Source: ACLU 2015 voting recommendation on USA Freedom Act , Jun 3, 2015

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