Category: National Security

NSA Axes “About” Collection: Win for Privacy Advocates, Loss for Us All?

–by Taylor Henry Abstract: This article discusses the NSA’s recent policy change to its electronic surveillance program, under Section 702 of the FISA Amendments Act (FAA), to stop collecting electronic communications that are “about” its targets. This policy change should

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Obama’s Endgame for Military Detention at Guantanamo

—by Kyle Tucker Source: President Barack Obama, Remarks by the President on Plan to Close the Prison at Guantanamo Bay (Feb. 23, 2016), https://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2016/02/23/remarks-president-plan-close-prison-guantanamo-bay. Abstract: President Obama announced that a plan was submitted to Congress to close down the detention facility

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