the NSA will lose its legal authority to collect and search domestic phone records for connections to international …
McConnell, R-Ky., warned against allowing the controversial NSA program and other key surveillance activities under the USA Patriot Act to expire at midnight May 31. He said he would call the Senate into session that day, a Sunday, and …
Expiration of section 215 of the Patriot Act is a symbolic victory for the privacy and civil liberties advocacy groups that have fought against its renewal. However, its expiration does very little to reduce the capabilities of the NSA or FBI to …
Rand Paul relinquished the Senate floor late Wednesday night, ending his "filibuster" over National Security Agency ... enough time to debate whether to reform the Patriot Act and to debate the merits of NSA surveillance. "At the very …
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The California Department of Business Oversight has not taken a position on the legislation, "but we are trying to be helpful to the author," said Thomas Dresslar …
The National Security Agency’s authority to obtain phone metadata, which was granted by Section 215 of the Patriot Act, expires with the rest of the act on June 1 if Congress doesn’t extend it. HR 2048 specifies that telephone …
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 …
blocked immediate action on the legislation for a few days. That means controversial espionage provisions authorized by the USA Patriot Act, allowing bulk National Security Agency collection of U.S. phone metadata, will expire at …
Speaking to reporters today at the White House, President Obama demanded that Congress renew Section 215 of the Patriot ... Act, a watered-down reform bill, and saying the Senate needs to approve it as well. Section 215 is being …
Patriot Act Section 215, which the Obama Administration was illegally using as the pretext for NSA telephone metadata collection of all Americans, expired Sunday night after a day of debates in the Senate ended with no vote on its …