NSA gets ready to shut down Patriot Act phone-records program
The 'metadata' program became a lightning rod for privacy activists, and now it's shutting down.
FBI and DEA under review for use of NSA mass surveillance data
A 'staggering' amount of data, one judge said.
Congress advances the Judicial Redress Act to protect foreigners' privacy
'We all benefit when the information our law enforcement agencies share is accurate.'
National Security Letters, a controversial FBI tool, sent back to federal court
NSLs could soon make a comeback
Appeals court overturns major anti-NSA decision
They left the major constitutional issues unaddressed.
Rand Paul and Chris Christie's NSA debate exposes national-security rifts in the GOP
The balance between privacy and civil liberties took center stage Thursday night.