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25 House Lawmakers Create Privacy Protection Caucus

A group of 25 House members has formed a bipartisan caucus with the goal to protect the privacy rights of citizens from government surveillance programs, USA Today reported Wednesday. Erin Kelly writes 13 Republicans and 12 Democrats created the House Fourth Amendment Caucus in an effort to uphold Americans’ privacy amid requests from …

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Amy Hess: FBI Relies on Judicial Authorization Principle to Access Encrypted Electronic Data

Amy Hess, executive assistant director of the FBI‘s science and technology branch, has said the FBI needs access to electronic information to aid in its investigations amid technological changes and evolving national security and criminal threats. Hess made the remarks in testimony delivered Tuesday before the House Energy and Commerce Committee’s oversight …

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Mike Rogers, Dutch Ruppersberger Introduce NSA Surveillance Reform Bill

House Intelligence Committee leaders have introduced a bill that seeks to place new limitations on the National Security Agency‘s phone and electronic data surveillance program, Politico reported Tuesday. Tony Romm writes that Committee Chairman Mike Rogers (R-Mich.) Ranking Member Dutch Ruppersberger (D-Md.) unveiled the bipartisan legislation Tuesday. The End Bulk Collection …

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