Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court


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a secret federal court created in 1978 by the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act

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Report on the Telephone Records Program Conducted Under Section 215 of the USA PATRIOT Act and on the Operations of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court, Privacy & C.
117) Furthermore, FISA provides for a Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court, to hear the surveillance applications made by federal law enforcement officials.
In re All matters Submitted to Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court, 218 F.
The FBI would have authority to review tax returns with a court order from the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court rather than meeting the current criminal standards.
It would also preserve a role for the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court in reviewing the Government's procedures for collecting intelligence on these overseas targets.
If the summer arrives and the program is facing a shutdown, Obama could invoke the provision to ask the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court to keep it going.
10-month fight Yahoo objected to the government's warrantless foreign surveillance orders, waging an unsuccessful 10-month battle that started in 2007 in the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court and moved to an appeals panel that reviews rulings of the secret court, the declassified documents show.
If accurate, the report raises more troubling questions about the government's surveillance programs and, potentially, the secretive Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court that is supposed to oversee wiretapping and other intelligence activities.
The Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court, under a 2010 certification, authorized NSA to spy on foreign factions, political organizations, 193 foreign governments and many other entities, the Express Tribune reports.
On May 24, 2006, the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court (FISC)
On Friday, the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court denied the federal government's request to keep the records for the sake of pending lawsuits.
Other companies are also expected to participate once the deal is approved by the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court.
The big problem with the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court is the creation of secret judge-made law that is capable of reinterpreting anything that Congress passes in order to make it acceptable for the NSA to engage in bulk collection activity," he stressed.
The NSA initially wanted to "redact" (a fancy word for censor) far more of a 2011 ruling by the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court that the agency had engaged in illegally broad surveillance.
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