2013 09 17 NYT What Is More Important: Our Privacy or National Security? – NYTimes.com

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What Is More Important: Our Privacy or National Security?

By MICHAEL GONCHAR
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Earlier this year, Edward J. Snowden, a government contractor, leaked classified documents to the news media that revealed the existence of top-secret government surveillance programs.

We now know that the National Security Agency gathers phone logs and Internet data from millions of Americans as part of its mission to keep the United States safe. But has domestic spying gone too far?

What do you feel is more important: our privacy or national security?

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