September 25, 2020

REPORT: Comey Was Warned About Warrantless Surveillance Program, But Did Nothing.

In 2014, the FBI official who supervised the FBI’s Section 215 warrantless phone surveillance program warned then-Director James Comey that it was massively ineffective, but Comey took no action. Retired Special Agent Bassem Youssef, the chief of the FBI’s Communications Analysis Unit, told The Hill that in August 2014, he met with Comey , who […]

Secret Text in Senate Bill Would Give FBI Warrantless Access to Email Records

A provision snuck into the still-secret text of the Senate’s annual intelligence authorization would give the FBI the ability to demand individuals’ email data and possibly web-surfing history from their service providers without a warrant and in complete secrecy. If passed, the change would expand the reach of the FBI’s already highly controversial national security […]

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