By Tag "NSA"
SPRINGFIELD, Virginia - Today, Campaign for Liberty applauded Senator Rand Paul’s filibuster of numerous attempts to extend controversial surveillance provisions of the so-called “PATRIOT” Act. The Senate first failed to invoke cloture [...]
A bipartisan group of 58 House members penned a letter to the Senate after the House passed the USA Freedom Act, urging the Senate to reject the bill in its current form because the legislation did not go far enough in limiting the NSA's ability [...]
SPRINGFIELD, Virginia - Today, Campaign for Liberty encouraged the U.S. Senate to join Senator Rand Paul to oppose any so-called “Patriot” Act extension and reject phony NSA “reform” and finally end the NSA’s bulk collection of innocent [...]
Some privacy advocates are promoting the compromised USA FREEDOM Act as a step in the right direction. But is it more like the 80's country song by the Desert Rose Band when they sang, One step forward and two steps back Nobody gets too [...]
The NSA once thought so..... In 1999, the National Security Agency banned the popular stuffed animal toy "Furbies" from its headquarters. The reason? Furbies contained a commuter chip that allows them to record conversations of people in the [...]
FBI agents cannot name a single terrorism-related case that they have solved due to the NSA spying programs authorized in the Patriot Act. Why are we not surprised? From the Washington Times: FBI agents can’t point to any major terrorism [...]
In an op-ed in The Post and Courier, a South Carolina based newspaper, Kentucky Senator Rand Paul and South Carolina Congressman write that it is time to end the NSA's bulk data collection. From the article: Section 215 allows for secret court [...]
Senator Rand Paul is filibustering the Patriot Act Extension right now on the Senate Floor. You can watch live at: c-span.org Help C4L Stand With Rand and put pressure on the Senate to end the NSA's spying programs!
According to The Daily Beast, far from handcuffing the NSA, the misnamed USA FREEDOM Act not only does not stop the NSA from conducting mass surveillance and bulk collection, one major part of the bill originated with the NSA itself. Read the [...]
This week the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that the NSA’s metadata collection program was not authorized in US law. The PATRIOT Act, under which the program began, was too vague, the court found. But the truth is the Act was intended to [...]