A measure to extend spy agencies’ bulk collection of Americans’ telephone records was blocked in the U.S. Senate early Saturday morning, leaving the fate of the program uncertain days before it expires on June 1. 367 more words
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Arguing That You Don’t Care About The Right To Privacy Because You Have Nothing To Hide Is No Different Than Saying You Don’t Care About Free Speech Because You Have Nothing To Say
The Patriot Act, the law used to justify mass government surveillance, is going to expire if it’s not reauthorized this week.
These 50 emergency vigils are the most effective step we can take right now to stop any senator from thinking that maybe it’s ok to renew the Patriot Act. 548 more words
The New Zealand public was assured that no mas collection of communications was done by the GCSB. This didn’t stop speculation and claims that mass collection was being done, in large part due to the revelation that Five Eyes partner the USA carried out mass collection. 607 more words