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RT4 Endorses The Durbin-Lee “SAFE Act.”

Restore The Fourth activists have been deeply involved for a decade in the fight to reform the government’s warrantless surveillance of Americans, which Congress retroactively legalized in Section 702 of the FISA Amendments Act of 2008. Now, Senators Durbin and Lee are introducing a bill, the “SAFE Act”, that may represent a viable compromise for […]


Is This Election About Democracy, Or Not?

The New York Times reports that the Biden administration is asking a secret court to reapprove its mass surveillance powers for a full year, rather than accepting key statutory reforms that would meaningfully limit its ability to spy on Americans without a warrant. Sen. Ron Wyden (D-OR), a leading reformer, fired back: “A broad bipartisan, […]