The Senate Intelligence Committee today approved a bill that woud do more harm than good in the fight against domsetic surveillance.
Sen. Dianne Feinstein has received three times as much as her idealogical opponent in the debate over NSA spying.
"The FISA Improvements Act does not offer real reform..."
On Friday, the Senate passed the FISA Amendments Act, which allows the government to monitor citizens' emails for another five years. It also voted down four amendments. And according to a leaked White House memo, that's what Obama wanted.
Despite Americans' increasing aversion to government surveiliance, Saxby Chambliss (R-Ga.) wants to revive the twice-defeated bill, this time in the Senate.
“I don't think ... Mr. Snowden woke up one day and had the wherewithal to do this all by himself.”
NSA officials say President Obama knew more about spying on foreign leaders than the adminstration has admitted.
Get your pitchforks ready.
Mike Rogers (R-Mich) is famous for sponsoring CISPA, a cybersecurity bill that activists call "a privacy nightmare."
With just weeks to go before the Senate's summer recess, five senators have introduced what they say is the best chance to pass cybersecurity legislation this year.
Spying on love interests made up most of the "willful misconduct" by NSA officers over the past decade, the agency said.
The leaked papers, dated February 2012, detail the NSA’s four-year plan to update and increase its methods for gathering intelligence.
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If Snowden sees his home country again, it will almost certainly be through prison bars.
"Our legion's wrath will fall on each senator, representative, corporation, and official who voices support for this bill."
The Senate delayed a vote on reauthorizing FISA, the bill that allows warrantless email surveillance, after voting down all proposed amendments.
The Cybersecurity Act of 2012, defeated by Republicans in August, could make a comeback as an executive order.
As expected, the Senate has voted to keep the FISA Amendments Act, which will let government agencies like the NSA and FBI continue to monitor citizen emails without a warrant.
Here's how to use your site to protest mass surveillance.
It's “a lot less important' than other operations,” says the former CIA director on the panel.