The Senate is on the verge of passing legislation to extend the important intelligence surveillance authorities of the Protect America Act, passed six months ago. Those authorities, set to expire on February 1, allow the intelligence services to conduct surveillance of communications between persons located outside of the United States when the communications happen to pass through domestic networks.
The Intelligence Community Needs Clear””and Permanent””FISA Reform
The Heritage Foundation – Robert Alt, Todd Gaziano, and Brian W. Walsh
Fri, 25 Jan 2008 22:39:55 GMT
I must admit that most of my information on this subject came from big media and their version of the issue portrayed a much different problem. This does not sound like the spying on the American people portrayed in the press.