A representative of the NSA referred questions about a new Church Committee to the U.S. Department of Justice. A DOJ spokesman declined to comment.
Hart challenged the audience at Tuesday's event to think about ways to protect privacy while maintaining security. "You have to think about the nature of privacy in this new world, and how much you are willing to risk to maintain and protect that privacy," he said. "I think that is the critical question of our democracy in the years to come."
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