Nightly News   |  December 17, 2013

Tech leaders discuss data mining at White House

Some of the biggest names in the American tech industry came to the White House today for a meeting with the President. NBC’s Brian Williams reports.

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>>> some of the biggest names in the american tech industry came to the white house today for a meeting with the president. marisa mayer was there from yahoo! and so was apple's tim cook and sheryl sanberg from facebook. while the white house characterized meeting as being primarily about the health care website, and it started out that way, much of the two-hour discussion then centered on data mining , electronic surveillance . just yesterday a judge called the nsa's phone surveillance program unconstitutional, and today the company has asked for new limits on what they have to turn over.