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US House passes NSA spying bill after Trump tweets cause confusion

The United States Senate has approved a bill reauthorizing an intelligence program that allows USA spy agencies to surveil foreign targets overseas, despite objections from privacy advocates that it falls short of safeguarding the privacy of Americans. According to the Hill, senators voted 65-34 on

CLICKLANCASHIRE.COM - 2018-01-19 08:00:00

Overnight Tech: Senate extends NSA spy program | Apple to allow customers to disable phone slowdowns | Amazon down to 20 HQ2 finalists | Facebook gets first black board member

SENATE VOTES TO EXTEND NSA SURVEILLANCE: The Senate on Thursday passed an extension of a government surveillance program, sending the bill to President TrumpDonald John TrumpDems flip Wisconsin state Senate seatSessions: 'We should be like Canada' in how we take in immigrantsGOP rep: 'Sheet metal an

THE HILL - 2018-01-19 01:04:39

Overnight Cybersecurity: House panel releases Fusion GPS testimony | Senate votes to extend NSA spy program | Russian hackers find new political targets

Greg Nash Welcome to OVERNIGHT CYBERSECURITY, your daily rundown of the biggest news in the world of hacking and data privacy. We're here to connect the dots as leaders in government, policy and industry try to counter the rise in cyber threats. What lies ahead for Congress, the administration and

THE HILL - 2018-01-19 00:05:42

Senate Renews NSA Warrantless Surveillance Bill

FISA's Section 702, which the NSA has been using for warrantless surveillance of Americans' Internet communication, has been renewed, with a 65-34 vote in the Senate Thursday following up a similar passage in the House last week, and moving it to the White House for President Trump to sign, likely F

ANTIWAR.COM - 2018-01-19 01:53:03

Where are we? Congress just passed a law expanding the NSA's warrantless mass surveillance powers. Now it's up to the president to stop it.

The U.S. Senate just voted 65-34 to pass S. 139, a bill that reauthorizes and expands the NSA's unconstitutional surveillance authority to tap our online communications for 6 more years. The bill now goes to the president who should heed the warnings of privacy-minded lawmakers like Senator Rand Pau

MEDIUM - 2018-01-19 01:05:55

Senate Passes Warrantless Spying Reauthorization Bill

Disobedient Media previously reported on the many issues that establishment press misrepresents or ignores. One of the issues discussed in that report included the overt hypocrisy displayed by allegedly anti-Trump Democrats who nonetheless voted in favor of increased warrantless spying powers. That

ZEROHEDGE.COM - 2018-01-19 00:49:00

Congress demanded NSA spying reform. Instead, they let you down

House majority leader Rep. Kevin McCarthy (left), and Rep. Fred Upton (right), both of whom voted to pass the FISA reauthorization bill. (Image: file photo) For the first time in five years, since the Edward Snowden disclosures that exposed the NSA's mass surveillance powers and programs, lawmakers

ZDNET - 2018-01-18 19:49:00

Senate votes to extend NSA's warrantless surveillance program

shutterstock Last week, the US House of Representatives voted to renew Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act, a law that lets the National Security Agency monitor communications of non-US citizens living outside of the US. Today, the Senate has also voted in favor of renewing the

ENGADGET - 2018-01-18 19:00:00

Florida's Democratic Senator Bill Nelson Votes to Extend Trump's NSA Spying Powers

Bill Nelson has been representing Florida in Washington, D.C. since 1978. He got promoted from U.S. Representative to Senator in 2001. But the 75-year-old damn well might lose a re-election bid this year to current Florida Governor and ageless Lich-King Rick Scott unless he can make Florida voters f

MIAMI NEW TIMES - 2018-01-18 20:21:00

Paul opposes House GOP funding plan

Greg Nash Sen. Rand PaulRandal (Rand) Howard PaulNSA spying program overcomes key Senate hurdleFix what we've got and make Medicare right this yearDespite amnesty, DACA bill favors American wage-earnersMORE (R-Ky.) announced Thursday that he will oppose a House plan to fund the government, as the b

THE HILL - 2018-01-18 19:54:30

Why you should care about the warrantless surveillance bill on its way to Trump's desk

After debate ended in a close cloture vote on Tuesday, the Senate has voted to pass a bill that will renew for another six years one of the NSA's most controversial practices. The bill, known as the FISA Amendments Reauthorization Act of 2017 or S. 139, provides for an extension of the U.S. governme

TECHCRUNCH - 2018-01-18 20:59:06

Congress Approves Six-Year Extension of Surveillance Law

Senator Mitch McConnell, the majority leader, used a procedural maneuver to prevent a vote on reform amendments that would have imposed far more sweeping warrant requirements on government surveillance.Credit Tom Brenner/The New York Times WASHINGTON - The Senate on Thursday voted to extend by six

NEW YORK TIMES - 2018-01-18 20:20:02

Sebastian Gorka was White House aide while a fugitive from Hungarian justice

Senate passes bill renewing NSA's internet surveillance program REUTERS/Mary F. Calvert Former deputy assistant to the U.S. president, Sebastian Gorka, delivers remarks during the Value Voters Summit at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington, U.S., October 14, 2017. The White House employed a Hungar

MSN.COM - 2018-01-18 20:33:00

Feinstein: 'People die' in a government shutdown

Camille Fine Sen. Dianne FeinsteinDianne Emiel FeinsteinDHS chief takes heat over Trump furorNSA spying program overcomes key Senate hurdleDemocrats will need to explain if they shut government down over illegal immigrationMORE (D-Calif.) on Thursday ratcheted up her rhetoric against a looming gove

THE HILL - 2018-01-18 22:54:35

Senate sends FISA surveillance bill to Trump

Jan. 18 (UPI) -- The U.S. Senate on Thursday approved a six-year extension to the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act, sending the surveillance bill to President Donald Trump for signature. The Senate, by a 65-34 vote, allowed continued warrantless searches of foreigners by the National Security A

UPI - 2018-01-18 20:39:25

US Senate Renews Foreign Surveillance Program

The United States Senate has approved a bill reauthorizing an intelligence program that allows U.S. spy agencies to surveil foreign targets overseas, despite objections from privacy advocates that it falls short of safeguarding the privacy of Americans. The Senate voted 65-34 Thursday to renew the N

VOICE OF AMERICA - 2018-01-18 20:00:32

The Senate Just Voted to Expand the Warrantless Surveillance of US Citizens

Once Trump signs the bill into law, US intelligence agencies will be able to spy on the electronic communications of Americans with an overseas contact without a warrant. On Thursday afternoon, the US Senate voted in favor of the FISA Amendments Reauthorization Act of 2017, a bill that will expand

VICE - 2018-01-18 19:01:56

Norfolk Collegiate tops NSA

Nansemond-Suffolk Academy took a conference loss to Norfolk Collegiate Tuesday evening. NSA struggled with Norfolk Collegiate Tuesday night on the road in a 57-37 loss. The Saints did win the first matchup back in early December. Jaden Freeman led the way for the Saints with 16 points and was the on

SUFFOLK NEWS-HERALD - 2018-01-18 23:59:59

Your car knows you're cheating on your diet (or your spouse)

General Motors (GM) first started tracking customers in 1996. Using its popular OnStar service, those in select GM vehicles could ask for directions, diagnose vehicle-related problems, or even disable a stolen vehicle by contacting a voice on the other end of the line. For around $35 a month, GM pro

THE NEXT WEB - 2018-01-18 22:39:32

Kaspersky Seeks Immediate Halt to Federal Government Ban

The Moscow-based anti-virus maker Kaspersky Lab asked a federal judge Thursday to halt the Homeland Security Department from scrubbing its products from federal computers. The department's October directive banning Kaspersky violated the company's constitutional due process rights and is doing "irre

NEXTGOV - 2018-01-18 22:08:16