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Synonyms for FISA

an act passed by Congress in 1978 to establish procedures for requesting judicial authorization for foreign intelligence surveillance and to create the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court

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(101) See, e.g., In re Sealed Case, 310 F.3d 717, 719 (FISA Ct.
And in 2011, the FISA court discovered that the NSA's process of gathering "upstream" Internet data--data gathered directly by interception from the Internet without the cooperation of service providers--brought in information from tens of thousands of transactions by Americans who were not under any sort of suspicion.
One element of FISA that has been under increasing criticism and scrutiny since the recent NSA revelations is the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court (FISC).
Alexander said there have been only 12 instances of ''willful violations'' of the laws governing the NSA -- but none of those had anything to do with FISA.
We use drone strikes to kill suspected terrorists, but we need to go to the FISA Court with a showing of probable cause to collect foreign intelligence about those suspected terrorists.
As FISA requests are secret and companies are prohibited
Because it operates in the shadows, we do not know if there is one recorded instance of the FISA court ever overruling an NSA request to harvest and store information on Americans.
Drummond said Google would like to include "aggregate numbers of national security requests, including FISA disclosures" and said that the numbers "would clearly show that our compliance with these requests falls far short of the claims being made.
There was also speculation about other possible FBI surveillance, but the Halper operation and Page FISA case were the only ones definitely known.
Le DG de la FISA, Chawki Jirari, precise dans une declaration a Al Bayane, que le secteur avicole connait une crise structurelle liee a la fois a la situation de surproduction, a la forte concurrence qui existent entre les operateurs et aussi a la forte demande sur le poussin aujourd'hui.
Carlin all had knowledge of any FISA warrants taken out against members of the media under the Barack Obama administration.
"As such, his conduct in authorising the FISA surveillance at issue in the joint congressional investigation makes him a fact witness central to the ongoing investigation of potential FISA abuse," read the articles of impeachment, referring to the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA).
'We are committed to working with the appropriate oversight entities to ensure the continuing integrity of the FISA (Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act) process,' the FBI statement added.
The Senate voted Thursday 65-34 to pass the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) Amendments Reauthorization Act of 2017, which will allow security agencies warrantless electronic surveillance of United States citizens for the next six years.
House members voted, 256-164, to reauthorize Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act, or FISA, which now goes to the Senate.