Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court

5.29.15

Don’t (Just) Let the Sun Go Down on Patriot Powers

A few pieces of the Patriot Act are about to expire, but we need more than a quiet death to guarantee true reform.

5.14.15

The New NSA Reform Bill Would Give the Government Even More Power to Spy on Your Smartphone

On Wednesday, the US House of Representatives passed a bill to rein in the NSA's dragnet phone surveillance programs. But as the debate moves to the Senate, it's not clear whether we're debating a phone dragnet or an Internet one.

7.28.14

The Judges Approving the NSA’s Surveillance Requests Keep Buying Verizon Stock

Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court judges own stock in telecom companies that are handing over data to the government.

7.25.14

The Judges Approving the NSA's Surveillance Requests Keep Buying Verizon Stock

The Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court (FISA) is packed with judges who own stock in the telecom companies handing over data to the government.

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