by Lauren C. Williams Posted on June 30, 2015
The decision takes on an earlier federal appeals court ruling that deemed the government's bulk data collection illegal.
by Lauren C. Williams Posted on June 2, 2015
Senate comes through in majority vote to end NSA bulk collection program.
by Lauren C. Williams Posted on May 22, 2015
"It’s really fascinating because Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY) was gambling that he could ram a re-authorization through at the last minute, and he lost."
by Lauren C. Williams Posted on May 15, 2015
The House-passed USA Freedom Act evokes feelings of déjà vu as the NSA reform bill heads to the Senate two weeks before the controversial spy programs expire.
by Lauren C. Williams Posted on March 24, 2015
This bipartisan bill could undo the legal justification for mass government surveillance.
by Lauren C. Williams Posted on February 28, 2015
The National Security Agency's controversial phone metadata surveillance program reauthorized under the Patriot Act got an extension until June, the Office of the Director of National Intelligence announced Friday.
by Hayes Brown Posted on March 27, 2014
Privacy advocates almost universally praised the White House's newly announced reforms as a good first start with much further left to go.
by Lauren C. Williams Posted on January 17, 2014
President Obama announced changes to the NSA surveillance program but kept key provisions intact.
by Nicole Flatow Posted on November 18, 2013
The decision forecloses what may have been one of the only avenues for challenging a ruling by the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court.
by Nicole Flatow Posted on October 28, 2013
Targets of secret surveillance programs are finally being informed. This means the justices may finally get involved.