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The Surveillance State Is as Strong as Ever
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Don’t let the acquittal of Army Pfc Bradley Manning on aiding the enemy charges or the temporary asylum Russia granted to NSA whistle-blower Edward Snowden fool you The harsh treatment of whistle-blowers will likely continue into the foreseeable future in pace with the needs and expansion of the surveillance state itself .

Six Ways Congress May Reform NSA Snooping

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Although the House defeated a measure that would have defunded the bulk phone metadata collection program, the narrow 205-217 vote showed that there is significant support in Congress to reform NSA surveillance programs. Here are six other legislative proposals on the table.

Secret Court Renews Controversial NSA Surveillance Program

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A top U.S. intelligence official has confirmed that the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act court on Friday extended the National Security Agency's authority to gather the telephone metadata of tens of millions of Americans.

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