Earlier today, President Obama announced major reforms to the NSA's surveillance programs designed to increase the privacy of ordinary citizens in the US and people abroad. But how much reform will there actually be? Read up on what changes have been recommended, watch Obama's speech with us here to see if he delivers, then stay tuned after for The Verge Live. Nilay Patel, Adi Robertson, and Russell Brandom will be on hand to discuss what, if anything, will really be different (all time zones).

Read the president's surveillance directive here (PDF).

Read the full text of President Obama's speech.

The full speech: