REGULATORY FEATURES OF BALANCE OF THE PRIVACY AND STATE SECURITY IN THE EXAMPLE OF THE USA
AbstractAbstract. The article presents scientific review of possible implications for national security
from unauthorized access and disclosure of classified information by the example of the United
States. In June 2013 in the newspapers The Washington Post and The Guardian published information
about the top-secret US government program PRISM, which is a set of administrative
measures that provide an opportunity for in-depth observation of traffic of some users of
Internet resources. On the one hand, it has caused resentment from the side of the public and
challenged the legitimacy of the government. On the other, the Government asserts that such
measures are necessary to prevent terrorist threats, and the disclosure of information caused irreparable
harm to the national security of the United States.
And also analyzed amended to the legal acts regulating the activities intelligence security
services of US in compliance with the national concept of open government.
Key words: leak, national security, Edward Snowden, the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance