Dec 142016
 December 14, 2016  Posted by  Court, Surveillance

Ed Krayewski reports:

A federal appeals court ruled last week that the government did not violate the Fourth Amendment rights of Mohamed Mohamud, a Somali-American student arrested by the FBI in 2010, when it spied on him under authorities granted under Section 702 of the Federal Intelligence Surveillance Act. The decision is a setback to a much needed rollback of Section 702 powers, which appear to be used, as this case suggests, for the kind of operations that could be characterized as entrapment, rather than anything that might actually prevent real terrorist attacks.

Read more on The Hill.

h/t, Joe Cadillic

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