NSA

The PCLOB Report On Section 702

July 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

On July 1, 2014, the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board (“PCLOB”) issued its final report on Section 702 of FISA. Significantly, the PCLOB found that Section 702 and its implementation are constitutional, though certain...

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Yesterday, the House Judiciary Committee moved to reform the NSA’s controversial bulk data collection via the USA FREEDOM Act (H.R. 3361). The Committee adopted the Manager’s amendment to the bill as well as Representative DelBene’s...

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On January 27, 2014, the Department of Justice announced that the federal government has approved new reporting methods that electronic communications providers can use to inform subscribers about national security demands.  Yahoo, Facebook, Microsoft, Google,...

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FISA & FAA – A Concise Briefing

June 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

Much of the nation has been gripped by disclosures regarding the NSA’s surveillance activities and a program allegedly called PRISM.  In this webinar, Marc Zwillinger will explain the history and background of FISA and the...

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Yesterday’s story alleging that Internet companies were voluntarily participating in a program to give the NSA access to their systems has morphed overnight into an acknowledgement by the Director of National Intelligence that the activities...

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As I blog the latest developments in the surveillance world, I admit to being a little bit shocked at yesterday’s leaked revelations.   In short, the FISA court issued an order compelling Verizon Business Services to turn...

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