Mar 252015
 March 25, 2015  Posted by  Laws

From the snowball’s-chance-in-Hell dept.:

Iain Thomson reports:

A law bill introduced in the US House of Representatives on Tuesday seeks to abolish the Patriot Act, ban Uncle Sam from forcing backdoors into technology, and safeguard whistleblowers like Edward Snowden.


This bipartisan bill, introduced today by Reps. Mark Pocan (D-WI) and Thomas Massie (R-KY), takes a scorched-earth approach, and will simply dismantle the laws that make bulk data collection possible and institute new controls to protect privacy.

Read more on The Register.

Related: The Surveillance State Repeal Act, H.R. 1466  [PDF],

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