Bill Introduced to Reform Patriot Act
On December 31, three provisions of the Patriot Act are scheduled to sunset. This week, Reps. Jerome Nadler and Jeff Flake introduced reform legislation to curb the excesses of the provision affecting national security letters.
NSLs are secret subpoenas used to demand personal customer records from Internet Service Providers, financial institutions and credit companies without prior court approval.
The ACLU has released a report, Reclaiming Patriotism. On National security letters, it writes: [More...]
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