Door ouwe knar, Op zon 28 jan 2018 23:31, 1 reacties, citaat / intro / linkdump

FISA met 6 jaar verlengd



“Just signed 702 Bill to reauthorize foreign intelligence collection,” Trump wrote on Twitter, referring to legislation passed by the U.S. Congress that extends Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA).

The law renews for six years and with minimal changes the National Security Agency (NSA) program, which gathers information from foreigners overseas but incidentally collects an unknown amount of communications belonging to Americans.

The measure easily passed the U.S. House of Representatives last week despite mixed signals posted on Twitter by Trump and narrowly avoided a filibuster in the Senate earlier this
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| #261835 | 28-01-2018 23:43 | ouwe knar
The measure had drawn opposition from a coalition of privacy-minded Democrats and libertarian Republicans.
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Under the law, the NSA is allowed to eavesdrop on vast amounts of digital communications from foreigners living outside the United States via U.S. companies like Facebook Inc, Verizon Communications Inc and Alphabet Inc’s Google.

But the program also incidentally scoops up Americans’ communications, including when they communicate with a foreign target living overseas, and can search those messages without a warrant.


Even een sleepwetje erdoor jensen in Nederland en de Amerikanen zijn er weer blij mee.
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