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USA: Repräsentantenhaus verlängert Spionagebefugnisse nach Sec. 702 FISA, ZD Aktuell (USA: House of Representatives extends spying powers under Sec. 702 FISA)

March 2018

The German article describes the reauthorization of Section 702 of FISA, which was originally created in 2008. The section, which expired at the end of December and was temporarily extended through January, gives US intelligence agencies the ability to target non-U.S. persons “reasonably believed” to be outside of the U.S. and collect their online activities and electronic communications.”

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