Washington Times: Lawmakers tell FBI to give up warrantless searches if agency wants to keep digital snooping powers
November 7, 2023
The congressional unity was matched by the list of outside groups backing the proposal.
They include the American Civil Liberties Union and Demand Progress from the left and Americans for Prosperity from the right. Also on board are digital-focused groups such as the Electronic Privacy Information Center.
The left-right coalition could hold key ground in the battle over the law’s fate. Some lawmakers would probably prefer to end Section 702, but a larger group is willing to give the government more leeway. Depending on the size of the two camps, the coalition Tuesday could be the majority-makers.
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