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Cybersecurity policy in 2017: How will a major debate on government surveillance play out?

In an earlier blog post, I described the policy dilemmas and political infighting surrounding the ongoing issue of encryption and the likelihood that these challenges will continue to receive a good deal of attention during 2017. In this post, I will look into the equally daunting policy challenges surrounding US surveillance policy and the reality that Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) will expire at the end of 2017, unless the Trump administration and Congress act.