Legislation to extend surveillance authorities that the FBI sees as vital in fighting terrorism was thrown into doubt Wednesday as President Donald Trump threatened a veto and congressional Republicans and top liberal Democrats said they opposed the bill.
By Eric Tucker, Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press
"Law enforcement authorities, like everyone else, are required to use their real names on Facebook and we make this policy clear," Facebook spokeswoman Sarah Pollack told The Associated Press in a statement Tuesday.
By Tami Abdollah, Associated Press
The United States could look to the United Kingdom's new Snoopers Charter as a model for expanding electronic surveillance, experts say.
By Ryan Connelly Holmes
Two studies explain exactly what people can learn from your metadata...and how to stop them.
By Nsikan Akpan
By Daniel Costa-Roberts
New documents released by former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden show that telecommunications giant AT&T was for years the most cooperative and prolific provider of Internet and phone data to the NSA…
By Ken Dilanian, Associated Press
President Barack Obama has signed into law the USA Freedom Act, which extends three expiring surveillance provisions of the 9/11-era USA Patriot Act. It also overhauls the most controversial provision, which had been interpreted to allow bulk collection of U.S.
By Jack Gillum, Eileen Sullivan and Eric Tucker, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — The FBI is operating a small air force with scores of low-flying planes across the country carrying video and, at times, cellphone surveillance technology — all hidden behind fictitious companies that are fronts for the government, The Associated…
By PBS NewsHour
The Senate failed to extend key provisions of the Patriot Act before the holiday recess, leaving little time before the expiration deadline for lawmakers to come to a consensus. Judy Woodruff talks to political editor Lisa Desjardins about what lies…
Glenn Greenwald was the first reporter to meet with Edward Snowden when the former NSA contractor wanted to disclose secrets of the agency. Greenwald sits down with chief foreign affairs correspondent Margaret Warner in Washington to discuss that initial encounter…
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