New Docs: NSA Can Snoop Without WarrantWashington Post
Jun. 21, 2013
Instant Justice: Antifa Assaults Journalist In DC, Gets Arrested Immediately
Trump: DREAMers Should 'Rest Easy'; Prosecuting Assange 'OK With Me'
Netherlands: Police Shoot Knifeman Screaming 'Allahu Akbar'
Obama Interferes In French Election To Stop Populist Marine Le Pen
Report: Bannon Warned Ailes Megyn Kelly Was 'The Devil,' 'She Will Turn On You'
Congress authorized the collection program amid a great debate about the degree to which the government was expanding its surveillance authority without sufficient protection for Americansí privacy.
Authorized by Section 702 of the amended Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA), the program did away with the traditional individual warrant for each foreign suspect whose communications would be collected in the United States. In its place, the FISA court, which oversees domestic surveillance for foreign intelligence purposes and whose proceedings are secret, would certify the governmentís procedures to target people overseas and ensure citizensí privacy.