The Intelligence Community Must Think We Were Born Yesterday

On Friday, an explosive ruling from the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court (FISC) was released. It proved what we’ve been saying for years: The FBI, and the intelligence community more broadly, can’t be trusted not to spy on Americans. As the ruling notes, the FBI abused its foreign intelligence authorities, during the course of a single […]


Why Section 702 Isn’t A Silver Bullet Against Ransomware And Cyberattacks

Guest post from Chris Weiland, Restore The Fourth – Minnesota Recently, current and former members of the intelligence community have been arguing that Section 702 surveillance powers are useful for thwarting ransomware attacks and protecting against cyberattacks writ large. As someone who works in the information security space, I find this argument frustrating. It is […]