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Surveillance Bill

White House Warns Not Passing Surveillance Bill Poses Security Risk

Reuters | Posted 05.19.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON, May 19 (Reuters) - The White House said on Tuesday that letting surveillance legislation lapse in Congress would pose a risk to U.S. secur...

Snooper Charter?

AP | RAPHAEL SATTER | Posted 07.18.2012 | World

LONDON — British officials have given their word: "We won't read your emails." But experts say the government's proposed new surveillance progr...

Jim Webb: Spy Bill Too Complicated For Some Bloggers

The Seminal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The following exchange took place on the eve of the FISA vote, July 8th, between myself and Virginia Senator James Webb. Josh Nelson: You mentioned ...

Are Progressives Making Too Big A Deal Out Of FISA?

Matthew Yglesias | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Scott wonders if people are making too big a deal out of FISA: While I understand there are dozens of real policy difference to disagree with Pre...

House Holds Closed Session To Discuss Surveillance Bill

AP | PAMELA HESS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The House on Friday approved a Democratic bill that would set rules for the government's eavesdropping on phone calls and e-mails i...