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What is Section 702 of FISA, anyway?

CNN - 12 Jan 2018
At 7:33 a.m., @realDonaldTrump tweeted this: "'House votes on controversial FISA ACT today.' This is the act that may have been used, with the help of the discredited and phony Dossier, to so badly surveil and abuse the Trump Campaign by the previous ...

How foreign intelligence surveillance law applies to the news media

Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press - 12 Nov 2018
In 1978, Congress passed such a law when it enacted FISA, which authorized intelligence and counter-intelligence investigators in the United States to go to a new Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court, often called the "FISC" or FISA court, to secure ...

We May Be in for a Bumpy Ride

The Epoch Times - 16 Nov 2018
The Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) warrant request that was used to initiate spying on the Trump campaign, and subsequently to justify the special counsel investigation, is going to be fully declassified. At that point, the real ...

Jeff Sessions, the 2018 midterms, and the continued grift of QAnon

The Daily Dot - 09 Nov 2018
Many others put their faith in the nebulous event called “declas”—the declassification of supposed FISA abuses that led to the FBI investigation of the Trump campaign. While a huge part of Q world, it's actually something Trump was hot on briefly ...

Burying the Other Russia Story

Wall Street Journal - 10 Nov 2018
House investigators have also documented the FBI's lack of judgment in using the dossier to obtain a Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) warrant against former Trump aide Carter Page. The four FISA warrants against Mr. Page show that the FBI ...

How the internet became less free

Bangor Daily News - 10 Nov 2018
Second, Congress reauthorized the FISA Amendments Act, including Section 702, which the American Civil Liberties Union described as permitting “warrantless surveillance.” The statute had been set to expire, but Congress decided to grant a six-year ...

Carter Page FISA Documents Are Released by Justice Department

New York Times - 21 Jul 2018
On Saturday evening, those materials — an October 2016 application to the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court to wiretap Mr. Page, along with several renewal applications — were released to The New York Times and other news organizations that had ...

The Mueller Probe Is a Political Prosecution

RushLimbaugh.com - 15 Nov 2018
Rosenstein is already questionable because of his involvement in the FISA applications and the fact that he wrote the letter recommending that Comey be fired! That Trump is being held up for as obstruction of justice! It was Rosenstein that wrote that ...

How the FISA Court Really Works

Lawfare (blog) - 02 Sep 2018
The president and his allies have a new line of attack against the Carter Page FISA application: the FISA Court did not hold a hearing to adjudicate the merits of the application. As one of the early peddlers of this line of argument put it on Twitter: ...

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