After The Guardian and The Washington Post revealed the existence of the National Security Agency's secret surveillance programs
"It's a rude awakening to most of us that they're collecting three billion phone records a day," Grassley told HuffPost. "When
In the Pew/Post poll, majorities of Republicans, Democrats, and independents all supported the NSA monitoring, but Democrats
Proponents of the domestic surveillance say the metadata collected is minimally invasive and is not personally identifiable. But how hard is it to determine endless information about a person based on his or her phone number and location?
One provision that troubles me a great deal is a provision that permits the government under FISA to compel the production
Earlier this week, Greenwald reported that the NSA currently collects call data from millions of Verizon customers. On Jake
The Center for Democracy & Technology's Brookman said even those who go to great lengths to protect their privacy may end
"For over a decade, we've debated how best to protect America from terrorism while preserving the most basic constitutional
WASHINGTON -- Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) said on Thursday that reports of the National Security Agency's massive sweep of Verizon
WASHINGTON -- Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner (R-Wis.), one of the authors of the Patriot Act, said in a Thursday letter to Attorney
Even switching to smaller phone companies would not shield Americans from government collection of their call records because
Verizon's assistance, though court-ordered, has lead to loud complaining on Twitter and other social media, to the point
Graham clarified that under the law, "you just can't track people's phone calls," and said there must be a reasonable belief
For years during the Bush administration, many groups fought against the Patriot Act and its illegal surveillance of U.S. citizens. They were horrified by torture and extraordinary renditions. They fought for the sanctity and protection of whistleblowers. Where are these people now?
“The government is about to complete this $2 billion facility in Utah that can sweep up everything” from phone calls to emails
According to the story, the secret Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court (Fisa) granted the order to the FBI on April 25