House intelligence

Trump has another memo to declassify — and this one is anti-Nunes

The 10-page document refutes claims that the FBI overstepped in surveilling Trump aide Carter Page
Taylor Dolven
State of Surveillance

'The Nunes Memo' Is Worthless Without the Warrant

This whole circus is performative "transparency" from a bunch of hypocrites.
Matthew Gault

Here's what's in the GOP's FBI memo Trump just released

The infamous four-page memo that has consumed Washington D.C. for the past two weeks has finally been released.
Taylor Dolven
the memo

Trump caught on hot mic promising to release classified memo he may not have read

“Don’t worry, 100 percent,” Trump said with a wave of his hand. “Can you imagine?”
Alex Lubben

The GOP is freaking out about a classified surveillance memo

WikiLeaks is offering up to $1 million for anyone who leaks the FISA memo.
Alexa Liautaud
surveillance state

The Senate Just Voted to Expand the Warrantless Surveillance of US Citizens

Once Trump signs the bill into law, US intelligence agencies will be able to spy on the electronic communications of Americans with an overseas contact without a warrant.
Daniel Oberhaus
Donald Trump

Thursday was really crazy for Trump — even by Trumpian standards

Here’s what you might have missed if you weren’t plugged in to Trump news.
Alex Lubben
surveillance state

The House Just Voted to Expand Warrantless Surveillance of US Citizens

A similar bill will now be considered in the Senate.
Daniel Oberhaus
surveillance state

Congress Is About to Vote On Expanding the Warrantless Surveillance of Americans

Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act has been abused by the intelligence agencies to spy on Americans. This week the House of Representatives will vote on a bill to make that legal.
Daniel Oberhaus
State of Surveillance

FISA Court's Secrecy Threatens to Subsume Our Open Court System

Keith Gartenlaub seemed like he'd be the first person to challenge secret FISA court surveillance. Then an appeals court had a secret meeting with the government's lawyers.
Marcy Wheeler

Senators want to reform a surveillance law before Trump renews it

William Turton
State of Surveillance

The NSA's 12-Year Struggle to Follow the Law

A change requested by the Trump administration will allow the NSA to keep information it acquired illegally.
Marcy Wheeler