President Barack Obama is scheduled to meet today with Internet company leaders to discuss privacy issues. Attorney General Eric Holder next week is expected to present proposals on reforming the National Security Agency's collection of telephone metadata. Separately, the NSA's general counsel testified that technology companies were aware of the metadata gathered under the surveillance program. "Collection under this program was a compulsory legal process, that any recipient company would receive," Rajesh De told the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board.

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