Showing posts with label wiretap. Show all posts
Showing posts with label wiretap. Show all posts

ANDREW NAPOLITANO: Congress Created a Monster

Those of us who believe that the Constitution means what it says have been arguing since the late 1970s that congressional efforts to strengthen national security by weakening personal liberty are unconstitutional, un-American and ineffective. The Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act, which Congress passed in the aftermath of President Richard Nixon's use of the CIA and the FBI to spy on his political opponents, has unleashed demons that now seem beyond the government's control and are more pervasive than anything Nixon could have dreamed of.  ... MORE

The Case for Trump's Wiretap Claims

   
      Mark Levin - Trump's Wiretap Claims                          Tucker Carlson - Trumps Wiretap Claims

UK Wants Authority To Serve Warrants In U.S.

by Kevin Johnson and Gregory Korte.   British and U.S. officials have been negotiating a plan that could allow British authorities to directly serve wiretap orders on U.S. communications companies in criminal and national security inquiries, U.S. officials confirmed Thursday. The talks are aimed at allowing British authorities access to a range of     ... MORE

US Gov't’s Reported Number Of Wiretaps Only One Third Of Those Reported By AT&T, Verizon, Sprint And T-Mobile

by David Kravets.   Somebody is lying. The government published its latest Wiretap Report on July 1. The headline finding was that encryption wasn't foiling federal and state law enforcement officials, despite a growing chorus of people suggesting that we're all gonna die unless the tech sector builds backdoor access into their products to     ... MORE

More Federal Agencies Are Using Undercover Operations

by Eric Lichtblau and Willilam M. Arkin. The federal government has significantly expanded undercover operations in recent years, with officers from at least 40 agencies posing as business people, welfare recipients, political protesters and even doctors or ministers to ferret out wrongdoing, records and interviews show. At the Supreme Court,  ... MORE

Orwell's Nightmare: Big Brother Meets Big Business

by John W. Whitehead.      No need to wonder. Just look around you. It’s happened already. Thanks to an insidious partnership between Google and the National Security Agency (NSA) that grows more invasive and more subtle with every passing day, “we the people” have become little more than data consumer commodities to be bought, sold and paid   ... MORE

Let's End Congress's Blanket Authorization Of Force

by Gene Healy.     It may sound hard to believe, but Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., isn't always wrong–at least when he states the obvious: "9/11 is a long time ago," he said Wednesday, "and it's something that needs to be looked at again." The "it" is the post-9/11 Authorization for Use of Military Force resolution, or AUMF, adopted three days  ... MORE

When Congress Voted Down The Fourth Amendment

by Radley Balko.    Earlier this month, President Obama nominated North Carolina Rep. Mel Watt to head up the Federal Housing Finance Authority. Here's a fun little nugget about Watt that has little relevance to the job he's seeking, but has lots of relevance to the current debates over leaks, press investigations, wiretapping, and such: Back in  ... MORE

VIDEO: Fox News - Internet Wiretap Proposal



Judge Andrew Napolitano on government's latest attempt to bypass 4th Amendment protections.