Reason: Spying Abuses Are Still a Concern, 10 Years After Edward Snowden

May 24, 2023

“A newly released Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court (FISC) opinion from April 2022 revealed that the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has continued to abuse its access to information collected under Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA), including by searching for racial justice protestors, activist groups, and political campaign donors,” the Electronic Privacy Information Center specified last week about the recent reports. “The FISC detailed the FBI’s ‘pattern of conducting broad, suspicionless queries’ of information collected under Section 702, a sweeping warrantless foreign intelligence surveillance authority.”

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