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Proposed Bill Would Reauthorize, Reform NSA Surveillance Program

A bipartisan group of lawmakers has introduced legislation that would reauthorize and reform a section of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act that permits the National Security Agency to monitor communications of non-U.S. citizens outside the country as part of counterterrorism efforts. A press release posted Friday on Rep. Bob Goodlatte’s (R-Virginia) …

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Lawmakers Goodlatte, Grassley Raise Legal Concerns Over NTIA’s Internet DNS Oversight Transfer Plan

Sen. Charles Grassley (R-Iowa) and Rep. Bob Goodlatte (R-Virginia) have asked whether the National Telecommunications and Information Administration‘s plan to transfer oversight of the internet domain name system to a multi-stakeholder community complies with the Constitution. NTIA might relinquish ownership of a U.S. property without Congress authorization if it follows the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names …

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The Hill: Rep. Bob Goodlatte Proposes Email Privacy Bill Amendment

House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.) has proposed a substitute amendment to the Email Privacy Act ahead of the panel’s markup of the bill on Wednesday, The Hill newspaper reported Monday. Mario Trujillo writes the bill would update the decades-old Electronic Communications Privacy Act and requires law enforcement personnel to obtain a warrant before they compel a technology …

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House Lawmakers Host STEM App Design Contest For HS Students

The House has kicked off an application development contest that seeks to engage students in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. High school students participating in the contest will work to develop and demonstrate software apps for computers, tablets and cellphones, Rep. Anna Eshoo’s (D-Calif.) office said Friday. “The next decade is estimated to …

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