What the USA Freedom Act giveth, and taketh away

Even the White House likes the newest edition of FISA reform. Maybe that should that make us nervous.

Millennials are a little confused when it comes to privacy

They don’t trust anyone, but they trust businesses with their private information.

White House ‘strongly supports’ measure to end NSA mass collection of Americans’ phone records

The bipartisan USA Freedom Act, the administration said, strengthens the surveillance law’s privacy protections.


An even greater terrorism threat

Rand Paul: NSA court ruling should spur Obama to stop bulk collection of phone records

Kentucky senator said that a court ruling that the NSA’s bulk collection of phone records is illegal validates his calls for privacy.

Marco Rubio to the NSA’s rescue?

Anti-NSA lawmakers are in an untenable position.

With deadline looming, the future of government spying is in flux

The clock is ticking for a key provision of the USA Patriot Act.

Ups and downs

Who is gaining steam?


New rules for the National Security Agency

(Patrick Semansky / Associated Press)

Congress must step in to balance national security and privacy.


Court ruling boosts case for ending collection of U.S. phone records

(Handout / Reuters)

Many say that extending the program through a “clean reauthorization” just became less compelling.