Smoke and Phone Screens: a TikTok Ban Isn’t About Protecting Americans’ Privacy

Last week, TikTok users opened the app to see a notice warning them that Congress was planning on banning the platform. TikTok urged users to call their representatives. They did, in droves, flooding the inboxes of lawmakers. Days later, on March 13th, 2024, the House passed the Protecting Americans from Foreign Adversary Controlled Applications Act […]


Our New Brief on Parallel Construction

In a recent House Judiciary Committee hearing, “Oversight of the Federal Bureau of Investigation,” Rep. Tom McClintock asked FBI Director Christopher Wray a simple question: “Can you describe the term parallel construction as it relates to evidence produced in FISA searches?” Wray avoided the question altogether: “Parallel construction? I’m not sure I’ve used the term […]