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June 1, 2015

For the first time since the 9/11 attacks, Congress let a significant legal authority for surveillance lapse as Section 215 of the USA PATRIOT Act expired. The law’s sunset is at least temporary, a...

Press Release
May 23, 2015

The US Senate failed to pass a short-term reauthorization of Section 215 of the USA Patriot Act. today, meaning that a major legal authority on which the U.S. government has relied for surveillance...

Press Release
May 13, 2015

Passage of the USA Freedom Act has to be the beginning, not the end of real surveillance reform, Amnesty International said today, as the bill passed a House of Representatives vote.

Press Release
May 7, 2015

The U.S. government’s mass surveillance of communications received a major setback today with a court of appeals ruling that the National Security Agency's bulk collection of phone records is illeg...

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