Senators propose reforms to wide-reaching surveillance law
They would require the NSA to have a warrant before searching US citizens’ data.
US intelligence wants to make a key foreign surveillance law permanent
Congress to vote on extending FISA Section 702
Microsoft wasn't hammered by surveillance requests in 2016
Microsoft hammered by surveillance requests in 2016 (updated)
But the number of total affected users went down.
Obama expands the NSA's ability to share data with other agencies
The NSA can more easily disseminate "raw signals intelligence information" among the CIA, FBI and others.
Reuters: Yahoo email scanning done with a Linux kernel module
Politicians and privacy groups want to see the court order authorizing this bulk surveillance.
CIA and NSA doubled their searches for Americans' data in 2 years
They're really eager to sift through the NSA's communications database.
Congress asks the NSA how often it spies on Americans
A House letter asks if surveillance is sweeping up US residents by mistake.
Lawsuit asks Justice Department to reveal decryption orders
The Electronic Frontier Foundation wants to know if tech companies have been ordered to unlock user data.