Congress extends the law infringes on the privacy of Americans and allows warrantless wiretapping
Congress extends the law infringes on the privacy of Americans and allows warrantless wiretapping operations judiciary
Palm – allowed the U.S. Congress Friday that extend for five years the law that allows U.S. authorities to monitor communications and e-mails without the authorization of the Foreign judiciary.
The Senate voted by 73 votes to 23 to extend the External Intelligence Surveillance Act, which passed the House of Representatives in September extended. It is assumed that President Barack Obama signed the text.
Congress rejected amendments proposed by some parliamentarians Republicans and Democrats, who wanted to put restrictions to the law, which came into force in the era of former President George W. Bush after the attacks XI from September 2001.
The law allows for the intelligence agencies, including the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) and the National Security Agency (NSA) to exercise warrantless eavesdropping on Americans contacting foreigners suspected of involvement in “terrorism” or spyware.
The law sparked sharp criticism communications indicated that everyday Americans can be subject to control what constitutes a violation of the respect for private life