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Congress Fails to Pass Act Limiting Collection of Phone Metadata

By Henry Thomas – Edited by Paulius Jurcys

The Senate failed to reach closure and bring the USA FREEDOM Act to a vote. The Act would have extended provisions of the Patriot Act, but would have sharply curtailed the executive’s authority to collect phone conversation metadata. While the bill had broad popular support, the vote failed largely along party lines, passing the onus of drafting and approving a new bill onto the next congressional session.

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Posted On Dec - 1 - 2014 Comments Off READ FULL POST

“Smoking Gun” Needed: Even after Clapper Provided a Path to Challenge the Law, the FISA Amendments Act May Still Be Bulletproof

Written by: Christopher A. Crawford

Edited by: Loly Sosa

The ACLU’s challenge to the NSA’s surveillance of American citizens failed because plaintiffs, who were American citizens, had no standing; in other words, they could not prove that they had been injured by the law. Plaintiffs will need a “smoking gun” that their privacy had been violated before they could gain standing.

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Posted On Jun - 14 - 2014 Comments Off READ FULL POST
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