Tag: Federal law

NSA Phone-Data Collection Program Set for Legal Challenge

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The legality of the National Security Agency’s bulk collection of phone records will be tested this week before a panel of federal judges, the first appeals court to address the controversial program amid efforts by Congress to rein it in.

CIA confirms agency obliged to follow federal surveillance law

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The CIA has confirmed that it is obliged to follow a federal law barring the collection of financial information and hacking into government data networks. But neither the agency nor its Senate overseers will say what, if any, current, recent

What’s in CIA’s secret JFK files?

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Fifty years after shots rang out in Dealey Plaza, killing a larger-than-life figure and abruptly ushering in what one historian has called “the decade of shocks” – from Dallas to Watergate – the federal agency that stood at the center