Fortune: U.S. House votes to drastically expand Section 702 surveillance program rather than reining it in 

April 15, 2024

Vinh Vuong, CEO of investment firm Garrison Fathom, told me today: “We are going to do everything we can from a civil liberties standpoint to educate the Senate and make sure the wording is revised to not have this expansion, as well as to have a warrant requirement.” 

Vuong has long been a campaigner for FISA reform, working as communications chief for the Project for Privacy and Surveillance Accountability, which lobbies for FISA reform alongside organizations such as the Electronic Privacy Information Center and the Wikimedia Foundation. The investor told me he’s concerned about this latest development not only from a civil liberties standpoint but also because of the impact it will have on American businesses. 

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