The Patriot Act Could Be Worse Than You Thought

The Patriot Act Could Be Worse Than You Thought

Abby Zimet

Congress is set to reauthorize key provisions of the Patriot Act that some warn the government interprets so broadly they could allow "dragnets" for pretty much any information on you. More here.

“We’re getting to a gap between what the public thinks the law says and what the American government secretly thinks the law says.”


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