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FISA Court


Democrats Just Handed Trump More Domestic Surveillance Powers. They Should Know Better.

There is no reason for the FBI to read Americans' emails without a warrant. Why doesn't Nancy Pelosi agree?

Trevor Timm ·


Groups to Yahoo and US Government: You Owe Us Answers on Spy Ops

'A massive scan of the emails of millions of people...could violate [the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act], the Fourth Amendment, and international human rights law'

Nadia Prupis ·



Taking on the Most Difficult Undertaking in Prison (So Far)

Not shooting from the hip — writing opinions and a bill in prison is hard work

Chelsea Manning ·


Defying Courts and Critics, Obama Moves to Resurrect NSA's Phone Dragnet

Following passage of USA Freedom Act, Obama administration to ask secret court to reauthorize bulk phone data collections program

Nadia Prupis ·


Without Evidence, Boehner Claims NSA Spying Helped Foil DC Terrorist Plot

Less than five months before the program comes up for renewal, Speaker claims: 'We would have never known about this had it not been for FISA'

Deirdre Fulton ·


FBI Expanding Surveillance Powers, Document Reveals

Newly declassified report finds bureau using controversial amendments to retain raw communications data

Nadia Prupis ·



Stop the New FISA

Allowing the new surveillance law to stand would seriously cripple our free press.

Chris Hedges ·

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