SEC hit with new lawsuit alleging ‘mass surveillance’ of Americans through stock market data

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) illegally collects data on all citizens. invest in the stock marketaccording to a new lawsuit. The New Civil Liberties Union (NCLA) on Tuesday said the SEC is forcing brokers, exchanges, and clearinghouses to collect large amounts of personally identifiable data through its “Consolidated Audit Trail” (“CAT”) program. filed a […]

Senate approves extension of FISA surveillance just after deadline

The Senate passed a two-year reauthorization of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act’s (FISA) warrantless surveillance program early Saturday morning, after hours of intense and sometimes acrimonious debate on the Senate floor. I narrowly avoided going dark. Senators voted 60-34 to send the bill to President Biden’s desk shortly after the midnight deadline to expire expanded […]

Senate passes FISA surveillance tool renewal minutes after midnight deadline

About 40 minutes after it expired, the Senate voted to renew Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA). FISA is a service provider that serves as an important tool used by governments to gather information about foreign subjects using the mandatory assistance of electronic communications. The Senate voted 60-34 to reauthorize. The provision […]

House sends foreign surveillance reform bill to Senate

The House on Monday concluded proceedings on a bill to reform state warrantless surveillance powers, sending the controversial reauthorization to the Senate. Monday’s vote came after a tie vote on the floor of an amendment to add a warrant requirement to Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA). The bill was rejected by […]

Eighty-Six House Republicans Vote for Warrantless Surveillance of Americans

On Friday, 86 House Republicans voted against an amendment that would have required a warrant to monitor Americans’ communications. Congressman Andy Biggs (R-Ariz.) was suggested This bill is an amendment to the Information Reform and Security Act (RISAA) and reauthorizes Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA). Section 702 is a law intended […]