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Edward Snowden calls for public release of FISA abuses memo and Trump veto of key surveillance tool

(Washington Examiner)  Former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden said the bill to reauthorize Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act would never have passed through both chambers of Congress if a memo Republicans claim has revelations about U.S. government surveillance abuses was released prior to the vote. As such, Snowden called on President Trump to […]

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Surveillance and Privacy Debate Reaches Pivotal Moment in Congress

(New York Times)  WASHINGTON — A yearslong debate over National Security Agency surveillance and protections for Americans’ privacy rights will reach a climactic moment on Thursday as the House of Representatives takes up legislation to extend a program of warrantless spying on internet and phone networks that traces back to the Sept. 11 attacks. There […]