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  • Producer/Host: Jim Campbell

    Some have pointed out that the bluster coming out of the Washington tweet storm, news about investigations, denials of investigations and so on are dragging our attention from things going on in Congress like the Senate health care bill that is being constructed behind closed doors. But there is another law that is slipping through Congress that will also have a major effect on our everyday lives, especially our digital lives, that is being drowned out by all the headlined Washington drama. Ever hear of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978 Amendments Act of 2008? If not, give a listen.

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  • Producer/Host: Jim Campbell

    Amidst the huffing and puffing that passes for government these days, you may be forgiven if you haven’t heard that the very important Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) will expire at the end of 2017 unless Congress renews it. This is a part of FISA that attempts to control, albeit to a less than optimum degree, what the NSA can and cannot do within the borders of the United States. It is a really important law that could stand improvement.

    For background info:
    aclu.org/search/section 702

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