Patrick Leahy

Newly Declassified NSA Files Censor One of Two Justifications for Agency Spying and Data Collection

Newly Declassified NSA Files Censor One of Two Justifications for Agency Spying and Data Collection
The National Security Agency reported its own violations of surveillance rules to a U.S. intelligence court and promised additional safety measures to prevent similar missteps over and over again, according to more than 1,000 pages of newly declassified files about the federal government's controversial program of collecting every American's phone records during the past seven years.
origin Author: 
Eileen Sullivan
origin Blog: 

Senate to Consider Bill Allowing Warrantless Access to Emails

Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-VT) wants to give law enforcement unlimited access to our email without a warrant. After losing the fight on FISA back in 2007 which allowed warrantless wiretapping and with the elimination of habeaus corpus, this is yet another advance towards making the United States a police state.
origin Author: 
origin Blog: