the chief author of the Patriot Act renewal, has introduced a new measure “to provide ... an individual provide the FBI with the name of a lawyer consulted about a National Security Letter, which is a demand for records issued by investigators.
Following 9/11, the U.S. government adopted some controversial new tactics intended to prevent future terrorist attacks, including warrantless eavesdropping on Americans' phone calls, secret demands for records under the Patriot Act, and …
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Analysis: Would losing the Patriot Act harm counterterrorism? The first and most controversial of those provisions was Section 215, which allowed the National Security Agency (NSA) to collect and store bulk telephone metadata on …
Rather than extend Patriot Act provisions, Congress should pursue meaningful NSA surveillance reform to protect our Bill of Rights and our tech industry. Steve Stokes, independent candidate in California Rather than extend Patriot Act
The still-temporary “Section 215,” used by the National Security Agency to dramatically expand its surveillance programs, including in the United States, is due to expire in June. – Secret surveillance – While Congress passed the …
... 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 to renew key provisions of the Patriot Act. Of course, few people were aware of this encouraging …
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 …
When the Senate passed the Patriot Act ... Act of 2012 which extended the various provisions that we now know were secretly interpreted by the FISA Court to make these surveillance programs “legal.” Feingold is now speaking out …
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 …