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Lawmakers Introduce Bill to Reform Government Surveillance; Sen. Ron Wyden Quoted

A bipartisan group of legislators has presented a reform bill that promotes civil rights and protection against excessive government surveillance. U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., led a team to propose changes in the PATRIOT Act and the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act for further regulation, the senator's office said Thursday.

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ODNI Report: NSA Collected 534M Call Records in 2017

The Office of the Director of National Intelligence has released its fifth annual report that provides statistics on how frequent the federal government uses national security authorities. ODNI said in the transparency report published Friday that the National Security Agency collected more than 534 million call detail records in 2017, …

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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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