• Oct 7, 2017
  • Caleb Chen
  • Governments, News, Privacy,

These 13 House Reps sponsored a bill to legalize mass surveillance on Americans and called it the USA Liberty Act

On October 6th, House Representative Goodlatte and 12 other Representatives proposed the USA Liberty Act (H.R. 3989) – which would renew the currently active NSA’s mass surveillance programs. We’ve known for the better part of a year that the Trump Administration intended to renew Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) which would … Continue reading “These 13 House Reps sponsored a bill to legalize mass surveillance on Americans and called it the USA Liberty Act”

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Trump Administration wants to renew FISA Section 702; keep Snowden revealed NSA surveillance programs PRISM and Upstream

Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) of 2008 has been the “legal” backbone of NSA’s mass internet surveillance programs for almost the entirety of the last decade. Section 702 of FISA authorizes the ongoing NSA spy programs PRISM and Upstream, and the extent of the privacy violations were revealed by the Snowden … Continue reading “Trump Administration wants to renew FISA Section 702; keep Snowden revealed NSA surveillance programs PRISM and Upstream”

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