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Debate Over FISA 702 Continues as Senate Holds Open Hearing

What the GOP FISA Memo Reveals About Privacy

In reading the now declassified Nunes memo, we have come to one firm conclusion. YOU are being spied on by the U.S. government — and the Section 702 renewed by this Congress, and signed by this President, allows law enforcement to spy by…

Debate Over FISA 702 Continues as Senate Holds Open Hearing

FISA 702 Amendments Renewed, Mass Surveillance in United States Continues

Well, it’s official. On January 19, United States president Trump signed a law that renews the FISA 702 amendments, which allow for the warrantless surveillance of US citizens. The renewal is for a six year period, and upholds the existing National Security Agency…

Debate Over FISA 702 Continues as Senate Holds Open Hearing

Golden Frog Urges Congress to Oppose FISA’s Secret Court Reauthorization

Update – January 11, 2018: The House of Representatives voted to reauthorize the FISA 702 amendments in a vote of 256-164. The Senate then voted to mark up the House’s reauthorization bill, and prevent other amendments from getting a vote. Debate on this bill will begin…

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Golden Frog Meets with Congressman Lloyd Doggett, Talks Open Access and Privacy

We had a great meeting with Congressman LLoyd Doggett yesterday, when he visited our offices to chat about the latest Internet and tech policy. We touched on a lot of topics – including hot button issues net neutrality, the escalating censorship situation in China and…

Debate Over FISA 702 Continues as Senate Holds Open Hearing

FISA 702: We Need Reform Before It’s Too Late

The FISA 702 amendments have been in the news a lot lately, and we’ve certainly addressed the topic before. FISA stands for the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act, and the 702 amendments allow for law enforcement to collect data on foreign targets. The main issue with…

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Policy Highlight: USA Liberty Act of 2017 (H.R. 3989)

Reauthorizing Section702 Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) as amended in 2008 allows the intelligence community to monitor the communications of foreign targets outside of the United States. However the law is set to expire at the end of 2017…

Debate Over FISA 702 Continues as Senate Holds Open Hearing

Debate Over FISA 702 Continues as Senate Holds Open Hearing

Last week, the United States Senate Intelligence Committee held an open hearing on FISA section 702, which is set to sunset at the end of 2017. 702 enables widespread surveillance, and we’ve been expressing concerns about it for quite some time now. This…

We must reform FISA 702 to stop surveillance.

Stop the Surveillance: Golden Frog Advocates for FISA 702 Reform (Again!)

FISA 702, a bill that enables widespread spying and surveillance in the United States, will be sunset at the end of 2017. As the deadline grows ever closer, the call for reform is being renewed – and Golden Frog has signed on to…