Update, 4:00pm: President Trump in a tweet Friday afternoon said that he had signed the FISA bill into law, renewing the Section 702 warrantless surveillance program.
A day after the White House urged Congress to pass a bill extending a warrantless surveillance program, President Trump took to Twitter to attack it.
Efforts to renew a controversial warrantless internet surveillance program have hit another snag in Congress, with the Republican chair of the House Intelligence Committee now claiming the bill would be dead on arrival.
Having come to the realization there may be little hope for renewing the warrantless surveillance program known as Section 702 by the end of the month, Trump administration attorneys now contend there’s a legal basis for continuing the program through next April, despite the widely held assumption it would expire come…
In 2014, a tech company stood up to a National Security Agency demand for user data and challenged the legality of a controversial surveillance law that’s currently being debated in Congress.
America’s top intelligence official is reneging on a promise made under the Obama administration to estimate how many Americans have been spied on using a warrant-less surveillance law intended to target foreigners. The decision to abandon that commitment isn’t sitting well with civil liberties advocates who formed a…
Republicans have long supported the sweeping surveillance capabilities of the NSA and have insisted they’re vitally important to national security. But with their man Trump caught up in multiple scandals that may involve intelligence services targeting his communications, privacy is suddenly a top priority.