With release of the NSA documents and the outcries of many Americans, President Obama and the White House had to approach this situation carefully. When preparing this speech they had to take some factors into consideration one being who will the President be primarily addressing. That being said, when the President was giving the speech he may have been addressing the security agencies such as the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court (FISC), but also the audience whom Obama had directed his speech toward was not only the security agencies and their employees civilian population of the United States. The civilian population meaning the various sections of the population that is not a part of the security workforce. For his presidential address, President Obama and his staff had to also take into account that the masses h...
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...acrifices must be made to ensure that we are continually able to have these freedoms that we enjoy. Even if that sacrifice means the NSA knows your internet history, e-mails, or text messages.
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