House OKs spy program after conflicting Trump tweets (page 2)

After a contentious debate, the House of Representatives has voted to extend a controversial government surveillance program that powers American spying operations, as it voted down a proposal to include new privacy measures. The debate centers on Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act, which allows for collection of foreign intelligence data, and that privacy advocates say invasively scoops up Americans’ communications. The authorization for the program is set to expire later this month, if not reauthorized. Section 702 allows the National Security Agency to continue controversial surveillance activities like PRISM, which the agency uses to scan through data held by American tech companies. Problematic for privacy... Continue reading…

House OKs spy program after conflicting Trump tweets

WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump's puzzling tweets about a key U.S. spying law threw the House into temporary disarray Thursday, but lawmakers ended up renewing the ...

Fri 12 Jan 18 from AP

House votes to extend questionable NSA surveillance program for six more years

The US House of Representatives on Thursday voted 256 to 164 to extend the legal basis of the National Security Agency’s warrantless surveillance program for an additional six years.

Thu 11 Jan 18 from Techspot

The House just renewed a warrantless surveillance law without any privacy reform

 Today in Congress, privacy reform faced a significant setback as the House voted 256 to 164 to extend a controversial piece of legislation that provides for a warrantless surveillance ...

Thu 11 Jan 18 from TechCrunch

As House passes surveillance bill, Wyden and Paul vow filibuster

The House just passed a bill extending NSA spying powers for six years.

Thu 11 Jan 18 from Arstechnica

House votes to extend NSA’s warrantless surveillance capabilities

Today, the US House of Representatives voted to renew the law that allows the National Security Agency to surveil communications between American companies and foreigners located outside ...

Thu 11 Jan 18 from Engadget

House passes NSA spying bill after Trump tweets cause confusion

(Reuters) - The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday passed a bill to renew the National Security Agency's warrantless internet surveillance program, overcoming objections from privacy ...

Thu 11 Jan 18 from Reuters Technology

House passes bill to renew NSA internet spying tool, Thu 11 Jan 18 from Reuters Technology

House votes to renew controversial surveillance program that powers the NSA

After a contentious debate, the House of Representatives has voted to extend a controversial government surveillance program that powers American spying operations, as it voted down ...

Thu 11 Jan 18 from The Verge

House votes to renew surveillance powers revealed by Snowden - CNET

The vote gives the NSA the power to continue collecting information sent over the internet by foreigners outside the US.

Thu 11 Jan 18 from CNET Cutting Edge

House urged to cancel vote on NSA spying after Trump tweets

(Reuters) - Senior Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives urged cancellation of a vote set for Thursday on whether to renew the National Security Agency's warrantless internet surveillance ...

Thu 11 Jan 18 from Reuters Technology

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