The fight over a critical loophole in U.S. surveillance law may not be resolved in Congress before the year ends, but the Trump administration appears to have no qualms about keeping it open, even if the law expires. The law, known as Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA), is set to expire at the end of the 2017 calendar year unless renewed by lawmakers.

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    12/20/2017 - 1:11 am | View Link
  • Even if Section 702 expires, White House says warrantless surveillance is fine for a while
    The fight over a critical loophole in U.S. surveillance law may not be resolved in Congress before the year ends, but the Trump administration appears to have no qualms about keeping it open, even if the law expires. The law, known as Section 702 of the ...
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    03/1/2017 - 5:39 am | View Link
  • FISA Section 702: Is warrantless surveillance national security or a hit to privacy?
    The debate over what works and what doesn’t within the section, which grants the Director of National Intelligence and Attorney General ability to authorize warrantless surveillance of non-US citizens located abroad, was the subject Wednesday at a House ...
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