The FBI has also used a separate Patriot Act provision, issuing what is known as a national security letter, to seek library patron records. One such episode prompted a successful court challenge by Connecticut librarians in 2005-06. …
Photo by Tim Sloan/AFP/Getty Images As we all scramble to become cybersecurity scholars, here's a handy guide to Section 215, the part of the Patriot Act that authorized the National Security Agency to collect cell data from Verizon …
filibuster against extending provisions in the PATRIOT Act that are set to expire at the end of the ... the agency has broadened the scope of information it collects for national security investigations. The AP reports: the FBI has …
... nation's intelligence-collection efforts during a stop in the early presidential voting state of New Hampshire this month. .@ChrisChristie on NSA, PATRIOT Act: 'I don't believe it's a privacy issue, it's a national security issue" …
This past weekend saw Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and other proponents of the national security state fail in their bid ... freedoms that our own government is having. Let the Patriot Act expire. Let us face our challenges and …
(AP file) WASHINGTON (MEDIA GENERAL) – After the Senate let provisions of the Patriot Act expire Sunday night, the U.S. government is without three tools to investigate and foil terrorist plots. As debate waged on Sunday night, the …
Key provisions of the Patriot Act expired at midnight Sunday, including the National Security Agency’s bulk collection of Americans’ phone records. Now, the Senate is scrambling to pass legislation to reform the expired program. In addition …
Last week a proposal called the Freedom Act was defeated in the US Senate ... agencies of an early Christmas present in the form of new national security hyperlegislation. Aspects of Patriot have been damned by independent experts as …
Many of us have differing views on exactly what reforms must be included in any bill reauthorizing USA PATRIOT Act
Photo illustration by Slate. Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images, NSA. Section 215 of the Patriot Act, which the National Security Agency has used for more than a decade to collect the call records of hundreds of millions of …