President Barack Obama leaves after speaking at University of Central Missouri July 24, 2013 in Missouri. Obama traveled to Illinois and Missouri to speak about the economy. (Photo credit BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)
David Jackson, USA TODAY
WASHINGTON (USA TODAY)--President Obama will announce a series of moves on Friday to to improve privacy protections within National Security Agency surveillance programs, and better explain to the public how they operate.
Obama will announce new measures Friday to "increase transparency and restore public trust" in government surveillance programs, said a senior administration official, who asked not to be identified because president has yet to announce the plan.
Obama is scheduled to begin his news conference at 3 p.m., where he is expected to announce details of the plan.
We'll have all the details of his news conference here, so check back soon.
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