Most news sources are reporting that, during testimony before the U.S. House Intelligence Committee, FBI Director James Comey confirmed that the FBI is investigating the cooperation between Donald Trump and his campaign aides with Russian spies that attacked the United States last year. However, most
The Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court is supposed to stop abuses of warrantless surveillance power. But out of the thousands of requests for warrantless surveillance made this decade by the administration of President Barack Obama, the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court has not rejected a single request.
For trust to be restored, what’s necessary is a categorical move to re-establish privacy rights. Americans need to see the Patriot Act and FISA Amendments Act completely repealed, and the NSA cut back down to the size it was at the end of the 20th century.