"State lawmakers of both parties have realized this issue is critical in voters' minds, and they've decided to take a stand for privacy," said Trevor Timm, an activist with the Electronic Frontier Foundation focusing on surveillance issues. "In all my work at EFF, I've never seen anything that so unites the left and right. I think it underscores that this is a nonpartisan issue that has struck a chord with people."

Tuesday, March 5, 2013
Cronkite News Service