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The NSA & FBI Are Watching The S*** Out Of You

Posted 10.29.2013 | Comedy

Jimmy Kimmel gives us a behind-the-scenes look at how the NSA and FBI can justify spying on all of us. See, they're just protecting us from imminent ...

High Court Will Take Up Wiretaps Lawsuit

AP | MARK SHERMAN | Posted 05.21.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court says it will consider shutting down a legal challenge to a law that lets the United States eavesdrop on overseas commu...

Patriot Act Debate Blocked, Udall Wants Reform

The Huffington Post/AP | Matt Ferner | Posted 07.25.2011 | Denver

The United States Senate rushed toward approval of a four-year extension of The Patriot Act, the contentious anti-terrorism law, and voted to block an...

Wiretap Flaw Could Thwart Feds, Researchers Find

wired.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

The researchers say they've found a vulnerability in U.S. law enforcement wiretaps, if only theoretical, that would allow a surveillance target to thw...

Did Obama Break His Campaign Promise to Scrap the Patriot Act?

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

Provisions of the Patriot Act that remain on the books are legally questionable and constitutionally suspect. President Obama has given no hint that he'll change them.

Elect Hillary's Replacement

Aaron Zelinsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Aaron Zelinsky

There would be the added cost of a special election, but that's a small price to pay for a Senate seat (which, as Governor Blagojevich so eloquently reminded us, is no cheap thing).

More FBI Privacy Violations Confirmed

AP | LARA JAKES JORDAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The FBI improperly used national security letters in 2006 to obtain personal data on Americans during terror and spy investigations, Director Robert M...

Leahy: Intel Committee About To 'Cave' To Bush On Wiretapping Immunity

The Hill | Manu Raju | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) on Thursday condemned Intelligence Committee Democrats for brokering a deal with the White H...

GOP Senator Pushes To Expand Wiretap Powers

Associated Press | PAMELA HESS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Bond, along with Sen. Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., sponsored the bill enacted last month. It was largely drawn from an 11-page proposal pushed by the Bush ...