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Lawmaker warns Justice Dept.: Support NSA reform or lose key Patriot Act provision

Congress Warns DOJ That If It Doesn’t Support NSA Reform Plan, It Won’t Renew Key Patriot Act Provision (via Techdirt) While the USA Freedom Act isn’t perfect, it is one bill in Congress that has a lot of support and will fix many problems with the current NSA overreach. Much…

Lawmakers urge review of Patriot Act as spying scandal intensifies

By Caren Bohan WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Lawmakers called on Sunday for a review of the government’s monitoring of phone and Internet activities, and one Democrat urged a reopening of the Patriot Act, the post-September 11, 2001 law that gave intelligence agencies broader surveillance powers. President Barack Obama’s administration has come…