1. A Pew Research poll found that 47% of respondents were more concerned that the government’s anti-terrorism policies have gone too far in restricting the average person’s civil liberties, while only 35% were concerned they didn’t go far enough.
The 1.5 million-square-foot National Security Administration’s Data Center in Bluffdale, Utah, which houses super-powered computers designed to store massive amounts of information gathered secretly from phone calls and emails.
2. The poll also found 70% of Americans believe the government is collecting their data for other purposes other than anti-terror.
3. More Democrats approved of government collection of phone and internet data than Republicans.
4. But both Democrats and Republicans are about equal in perceiving the government’s anti-terrorism programs as restricting civil liberties too much.
5. Read more: Few See Adequate Limits on NSA Surveillance Program
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