In case it isn’t obvious, the link between energy policy, climate and national security — now well established by those in the best positions to know — makes the Waxman-Markey bill the real Patriot Act ... Bill Becker Author’s Note ...
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
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is sponsoring a bill to extend until Dec. 31, 2020, a provision of the USA Patriot Act that the National Security Agency used to collect and store vast quantities of “metadata” charting telephone calls …
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 …
... 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 …
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. …
(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 …
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 …