Patriotact

09.23.15
Jeb Bush would try to kill net neutrality if elected president
09.23.15

Jeb Bush would try to kill net neutrality if elected president

Jeb Bush has called net neutrality crazy in the past, and if he's elected president he wants to eliminate it altogether.

By T. Seppala,   09.23.15
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08.29.15
The NSA can keep spying on phone call metadata through November
08.29.15

The NSA can keep spying on phone call metadata through November

The National Security Agency can keep on keeping on with the bulk collection of phone call metadata for a bit longer, sadly.

By T. Seppala,   08.29.15
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08.19.15
Jeb Bush wants to expand the NSA's reach to fight 'evildoers'
08.19.15

Jeb Bush wants to expand the NSA's reach to fight 'evildoers'

Presidential hopeful Jeb Bush says that the government should be granted broad surveillance powers...

By A. Tarantola,   08.19.15
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07.27.15
NSA won't look at call metadata collected under the Patriot Act
07.27.15

NSA won't look at call metadata collected under the Patriot Act

The NSA won't analyze metadata collected before November 29th, 2015 as it transitions to the authority it has in the USA Freedom Act.

By J. Fingas,   07.27.15
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07.07.15
Ex-attorney general says DOJ could negotiate with Snowden
07.07.15

Ex-attorney general says DOJ could negotiate with Snowden

Edward Snowden might be able to see his family in person again -- and (if things go his way) not f...

By M. Moon,   07.07.15
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06.03.15
The DEA's eavesdropping has tripled over the past decade
06.03.15

The DEA's eavesdropping has tripled over the past decade

A federal agency eavesdropping is nothing new -- even if sometimes they do it with controversy. Bu...

By E. Alvarez,   06.03.15
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06.02.15
Senate passes USA Freedom Act (update: signed by Obama)
06.02.15

Senate passes USA Freedom Act (update: signed by Obama)

For the first time since the 9/11 attacks, both houses of Congress have agreed to limit the govern...

By A. Tarantola,   06.02.15
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06.01.15
US limits the NSA's reach ahead of sweeping reform
06.01.15

US limits the NSA's reach ahead of sweeping reform

The Senate has voted overwhelmingly to reform the powers of America's security services, at the expe...

By D. Cooper,   06.01.15
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05.23.15
Senate blocks NSA reform bill and Patriot Act extensions
05.23.15

Senate blocks NSA reform bill and Patriot Act extensions

The USA Freedom Act aimed at addressing the NSA's bulk collecting of phone call metadata was appro...

By R. Lawler,   05.23.15
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