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Senate Intelligence Committee to hold review of FISA

Proposed legislation could offer some transparency on government surveillance programs

Since details surrounding the scope of U.S. intelligence operations targeting American citizens were revealed by Edward Snowden, the National Security Agency program PRISM and the laws justifying it (the Patriot Act and the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act) have received scrutiny over the level of power they should have.

On Sept. 26, the Senate Intelligence Committee will holding a hearing to review FISA and consider legislation proposed to limit its sweeping power over information collection on American citizens.

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Chris DiMarco

Chris DiMarco, Executive Editor of InsideCounsel magazine, has a background in multimedia production with previous involvement in projects in which he developed and created content...

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