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Who closed the NDAA mark-up?

Following passage of the misnamed "USA FREEDOM Act," the United States Senate has turned its attention to the 2015 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). This bill was marked up in secret, following a roll-call vote that was  taken several [...]

Do Americans support the Surveillance State?

Spoiler Alert: NO Pew Research Center recently released the results of a survey on Americans attitude toward the Surveillance State and the results where quite interesting: Overall, Americans hold nuanced views on the issue: A majority is [...]

Campaign for Liberty Joins Coalition Against New Pro-surveillance Bills

Campaign for Liberty has joined a broad coalition of organizations in sending a letter to the Senate opposing the FISA Improvements Act of 2015 and the the FISA Reform Act of 2015. These pieces of legislation are being promoted by surveillance [...]

Campaign for Liberty supports the End Warrantless Surveillance Act

Campaign for Liberty has joined a coalition of anti-surveillance state groups from across the political spectrum in support of the End Warrantless Surveillance Act (HR 2233), legislation introduced by Republican Representative Ted Poe (TX-02), [...]

Another reason to oppose USA FREEDOM

Even if the USA FREEDOM Act actually limited federal agencies ability to violate our constitutional rights the bill still would likely not protect us from unconstitutional surveillance. This is because federal agencies are likely to disregard any [...]

Congress to vote on American Community Survey this week

This week, the House of Representatives will consider the Commerce, Justice, State, Appropriations bill. Texas Representative Ted Poe will offer an amendment to the bill denying funding for the American Community Survey (ACS). The ACS is an [...]

A Sunset is a Beautiful Thing

Jennifer Granick, writing in Forbes magazine, explains why the best thing Congress could do regarding Sec. 215 of the PATRIOT Act, is just let it expire. With the Senate scheduled to began debate on whether or not to extend Sec. 215 and the [...]

Bruce Fein Schools Neocon on Surveillance State

Writing in the Huffington Post, Bruce Fein, former associate deputy attorney general and general counsel of the Federal Communications Commission under President Reagan, corrects the numerous errors  made in Andrew McCarthy's defense of the [...]

Another lie from the Surveillance State Defenders

Defenders of the Sec. 215 "bulk data" collection program claim that there is "not a single documented case where the program has been used to violate an individual's rights or otherwise been abused." March Wheeler, at Empty Wheel, examines this [...]

Jennifer Rubin In Distress

...because she does not read Ron Paul. Regular readers of neoconservative blogger Jennifer Rubin will not be surprised to learn she is not happy with Senator Rand Paul's efforts to block reauthorization of the expiring PATRIOT Act provisions. [...]