Live-Blogging Today’s Section 702 Hearing

The U.S. government’s warrantless Internet spying is in the hot seat today.

The House Judiciary Committee is holding a two-part hearing this morning about the Section 702, created by the FISA Amendments Act, which the government uses to justify the unconstitutional mass surveillance of Americans’ online activity. EFF opposes the sweeping surveillance that happens under Section 702, and we’re calling on Congress to let the authority lapse when it is set to expire at the end of the year.

Below is our running live blog of the House Judiciary hearing’s unclassified portion.


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Source: Deeplinks | Electronic Frontier Foundation @ March 1, 2017 at 08:51AM