Jan 272017
 
 January 27, 2017  Surveillance, U.S.

Sam Knight writes:

Congress is backing off from a push to grant the Federal Bureau of Investigations more warrantless surveillance powers.

Lawmakers had been attempting to use the annual intelligence policy bill to allow the FBI to obtain more sensitive digital information from Americans, using only a subpoena.

That effort, however, has been abandoned, this year, according to a recently published Senate Intelligence Committee report on the legislation.

Read more on Truth-Out.

h/t, Joe Cadillic

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