Tech giants make appeal to reform government surveillance tactics

Eight technology companies have identified principles that they believe would curtail another NSA storm

Up to this point, most technology companies simply voiced their displeasure with surveillance tactics from the National Security Agency (NSA). But now, some plan to take action.

Eight technology giants are making a joint appeal to reform government surveillance tactics, according to an open letter appearing on and in ads across major newspapers on Dec. 9. In the letter, the companies say that the government should be more transparent in its attempt to gather information.

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