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Senate Bill Ending Shutdown Funds PCLOB

PRIVACY COMPLIANCE—U.S.

October 18, 2013

Some observers noted this week that the U.S. Senate bill to provide continuing appropriations and effectively reopen the U.S. government also contained $3.1 million in funding for the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board (PCLOB). Was this an indication that the Senate was sneaking in extra funding for PCLOB in light of the NSA revelations and increased awareness of privacy issues? In this exclusive for The Privacy Advisor, hear from PCLOB’s executive director about where the money came from.
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