American Parliament opposes NSA backdoors

Jun

20

2014

The U.S. House of Representatives has turned against two controversial practices of the NSA, by prohibiting sure to use it. Its defense budget intelligence These include for installing backdoors in hardware and software.

NSA The proposal, with a majority of 293 against 123 votes was adopted , prohibits the NSA to use to ask for hardware and software makers or even require to build. backdoors into their products are budget of the Ministry of Defence

In addition, the NSA may no longer match the money from the budget without a warrant data from Americans. Although the proposal is adopted, will enter into force as well as the defense budget itself is assumed: a vote the House of Representatives later on Friday. Moreover, even the U.S. Senate to approve the proposal.

As a military intelligence gets the NSA his budget, which is secret, but at around $ 11 billion is estimated by the U.S. Department of Defense. It is unclear whether the secret service still the programs can fund against which the House of Representatives has turned. Detours It is clear that the backdoor ban only applies to the NSA, the FBI or CIA may still does.

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