Articles Tagged 'privacy'
Pelosi pulls vote on FISA bill after Trump veto threat
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) yanked a vote scheduled for Wednesday night on a bill reauthorizing lapsed surveillance programs after opposition from Republicans and progressives… READ MORE
Trump urges GOP to vote against bill reauthorizing surveillance powers
President Trump on Tuesday evening urged House Republicans to vote against a surveillance bill that will be brought to the floor this week after lawmakers… READ MORE
‘Fix FISA now’: Rand Paul doubts FBI left Obama in the dark about spying on Trump campaign
Sen. Rand Paul claimed it is highly unlikely former President Barack Obama was unaware of the FISA Court abuses allegedly committed by members of his… READ MORE
Supreme Court says warrant necessary for phone location data in win for privacy
The US Supreme Court has ruled in favor of digital privacy.
In a 5-4 decision on Friday, the justices said police need warrants to gather… READ MORE
Alleged NSA leaker vowed to stand with Iranian terror regime
A government contractor who was charged Monday with leaking top secret U.S. intelligence to the media appears to be a climate change activist and vociferous… READ MORE
Internet privacy fight enters new phase
The fight over internet privacy is entering a new stage.
The Republican chairman of the Federal Communications Commission is moving to roll back his agency’s… READ MORE
FBI Used Best Buy’s Geek Squad To Increase Secret Public Surveillance
Recently unsealed records reveal a much more extensive secret relationship than previously known between the FBI and Best Buy’s Geek Squad, including evidence the agency… READ MORE
Comey: ‘There is no such thing as absolute privacy in America’
FBI Director James Comey warned Wednesday that Americans should not have expectations of “absolute privacy,” adding that he planned to finish his term leading the… READ MORE
WikiLeaks Claims 99 Percent Of Its CIA Documents Not Yet Released
WikiLeaks has already indicated that its cache of stolen CIA files, which the group is calling “Vault 7,” will be dripped out over a series… READ MORE
U.S. Airport Pat-Downs Are About to Get MORE Invasive
While few have noticed, U.S. airport security workers long had the option of using five different types of physical pat-downs at the screening line. Now… READ MORE