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Senate NSA Reform Bill Earns Cautious Praise From Privacy Advocates

Advocates for reform of the National Security Agency’s domestic surveillance activities cautiously hailed the USA Freedom Act, put forth in the Senate on Tuesday, as a major step in reforming controversial programs at the agency. 381 more words

Senate bill passes bringing regulated post-contract cell phone "unlocking" closer to reality

iPhone users could soon finally be able to easily use any supported carrier at the end of their service contract without having to jump through hoops or use other means to unlock the device. 235 more words

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Leahy’s long fight against land mines

By Jasper Craven for The Times Argus

WASHINGTON — Sen. Patrick Leahy, an avid photographer, believes in the old adage that a picture is a worth a thousand words. 1,052 more words

How the FOIA Improvement Act of 2014 Would Help Ordinary Requesters

This post was originally published as an OpEd.  Feel free to repost.  

Earlier this year, the U.S. Veterans Affairs Administration denied the Tampa Tribune’s Freedom of Information Act request for the names of VA hospitals where veterans died because of delays in medical screenings. 608 more words

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The Senate Tackles B(5) FOIA Reform

This March, the Veterans Affairs Administration denied a Freedom of Information Act request for the names of its hospitals where veterans died due to delays in medical screenings.   1,051 more words

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Illegal Immigration

This absolute shredding of our immigration laws by the DC Malignancy is one more attempt to destroy the economic fabric of American life. You need to know how your Congress Critter voted and if there’s a primary, how the others will vote. 274 more words

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