Trump Expected to Sign Bill Renewing Internet Surveillance Program

The Senate has voted to reauthorize a controversial legal authority that enables vast government surveillance programs, including spying operations used by the NSA. Passed 65 to 34 The bill was passed 65 to 34, and now moves to President Trumpís desk. He is expected to sign it into law. Earlier this week, a group of senators threatened to filibuster the bill, but lawmakers cleared a 60-vote hurdle earlier this week that allowed them to block the attempt. The bill allows for continued spying operations under Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act. Critics charge that the bill, which renews 702 and powers National Security Agency spying, is nominally for foreign targets, but allows the government to sweep up American... Continue reading…

Trump Expected to Sign Bill Renewing Internet Surveillance Program

A bill to renew the National Security Agency’s warrantless Internet surveillance program is headed to the president’s desk. Following a majority vote in the House of Representatives, ...

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Why you should care about the warrantless surveillance bill on its way to Trumpís desk

 After debate ended in a close cloture vote on Tuesday, the Senate has voted to pass a bill that will renew one of the NSA’s most controversial practices for another six years. The ...

Thu 18 Jan 18 from TechCrunch

Senate passes bill renewing internet surveillance program

Thu 18 Jan 18 from Reuters Technology

Senate passes bill renewing NSA's internet surveillance program, Thu 18 Jan 18 from Reuters Technology

NSA surveillance programs renewed by Senate - CNET

Edward Snowden first revealed the programs, called Upstream and Prism, in 2013.

Thu 18 Jan 18 from CNET

Senate votes to extend NSAís warrantless surveillance program

Last week, the US House of Representatives voted to renew Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act, a law that lets the National Security Agency monitor communications ...

Thu 18 Jan 18 from Engadget

Senate passes bill to renew controversial NSA spying powers

The Senate has voted to reauthorize a controversial legal authority that enables vast government surveillance programs, including spying operations used by the NSA. Passed 65 to ...

Thu 18 Jan 18 from The Verge

Senate advances bill to renew NSA's internet surveillance program

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate on Tuesday advanced a bill to renew the National Security Agency's warrantless internet surveillance program, as a final push by privacy advocates to derail ...

Tue 16 Jan 18 from Reuters Technology

In a cloture vote, the Senate ends debate on warrantless surveillance of U.S. citizens

 On Tuesday, the Senate undertook a cloture vote to end the debate on a bill that would renew a controversial legal loophole that provides U.S. intelligence agencies with a means for the ...

Tue 16 Jan 18 from TechCrunch

Senate to vote to renew NSA's internet surveillance program

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate on Tuesday planned to vote to advance a bill to renew the National Security Agency's warrantless internet surveillance program, as privacy advocates made ...

Tue 16 Jan 18 from Reuters Technology

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