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06.22.16
Warrantless data searches narrowly miss Senate approval
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Warrantless data searches narrowly miss Senate approval

John McCain's legislation would have given the FBI easy access to phone and internet records.

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05.28.16
Senate anti-encryption bill is effectively dead, for now
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Senate anti-encryption bill is effectively dead, for now

When the White House, CIA and NSA won't support it, the legislation doesn't stand much of a chance.

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05.27.16
Senator behind biometric privacy act tries to remove its teeth
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Senator behind biometric privacy act tries to remove its teeth

Proposed revisions would effectively end Illinois lawsuits against Google, Snapchat and Facebook.

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05.19.16
Senate introduces bill to limit the FBI's new hacking rules
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Senate introduces bill to limit the FBI's new hacking rules

The Stop Mass Hacking Act would specifically block search warrants for remote computers.

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04.15.16
Senate to Americans: Your security is not our problem
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Senate to Americans: Your security is not our problem

A new bill targeting encryption would force companies to comply with court orders at the cost of security.

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