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National Journal:
Senate passes the USA Freedom Act to restore and revise some Patriot Act spying provisions, ending bulk collection of US call metadata   —  Senate Passes Major NSA Reform Bill  —  The USA Freedom Act, which will restore but reform the expired Patriot Act's spy authorities …
Jun 2, 2015, 4:40 PMIn context
Dustin Volz / National Journal:
Senator Al Franken writes letter to FBI Director Comey, asking for details of agency's legal methods and roadblocks to combat revenge porn   —  Al Franken Urges FBI to Crackdown on Revenge Porn  —  “New technologies can pose significant threats if bad actors are not held accountable to our nation's laws,” Franken said.
Apr 3, 2015, 3:35 PMIn context
Dustin Volz / National Journal:
Google Calls FBI's Plan to Expand Hacking Power a ‘Monumental’ Constitutional Threat   —  Any change in accessing computer data should go through Congress, the search giant said.  —  Google is warning that the government's quiet plan to expand the FBI's authority to remotely access computer files amounts …
Feb 18, 2015, 3:00 PMIn context
National Journal:
CIA review panel exonerates CIA personnel who searched Senate Intelligence Committee computers   —  CIA Review Board Clears Spy Agency of Wrongdoing in Senate Hack  —  The new report contradicts earlier statements from the agency.  —  A CIA review panel announced Wednesday it had cleared …
Jan 17, 2015, 9:50 AMIn context
Dustin Volz / National Journal:
Harry Reid Moves For Senate Vote on NSA Reform   —  The Senate Majority Leader is hoping to move the bulk data collection bill before his party returns to the minority.  —  “That sunset could very easily touch off an ugly intra-party battle among both Democrats and Republicans,” said Harley Geiger …
Nov 13, 2014, 12:05 PMIn context
Dustin Volz / National Journal:
Snowden: The NSA Caused a Massive Internet Blackout in Syria   —  The National Security Agency inadvertently brought Syria's Internet to a screeching halt nationwide in 2012 after a failed attempt to hack into the war-torn country's communications data, according to a new claim by Edward Snowden.
Aug 13, 2014, 11:10 AMIn context
Dustin Volz / National Journal:
Google, Facebook Warn NSA Bill Wouldn't Stop Mass Surveillance   —  Several powerful tech companies join a chorus of privacy groups withdrawing support for the USA Freedom Act—which the House will vote on Thursday.  —  A day before the House will vote on a major bill designed to reign …
May 21, 2014, 6:45 PMIn context
Dustin Volz / NationalJournal.com:
House to Advance Bill to End Mass NSA Surveillance   —  A bill that would effectively end most of the National Security Agency's spy programs is finally getting its day in congressional court.  —  The House Judiciary Committee will hold a markup of the USA Freedom Act on Wednesday …
May 5, 2014, 1:45 PMIn context

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