August 27, 2013 / 11:28 PM / 4 years ago

Obama meets new five-member panel reviewing surveillance programs

WASHINGTON, Aug 27 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama met on Tuesday with a new five-member panel he appointed to review the privacy issues involved with U.S. government surveillance programs after a public outcry about privacy in the wake of leaks by a former spy agency contractor.

The group will present interim findings in 60 days to the Director of National Intelligence, and later a final report and recommendations to Obama, the White House said. (Reporting by Roberta Rampton; Editing by Eric Walsh)

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