Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act

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Noun1.Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act - an act passed by Congress in 1978 to establish procedures for requesting judicial authorization for foreign intelligence surveillance and to create the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court; intended to increase United States counterintelligence; separate from ordinary law enforcement surveillance
legislative act, statute - an act passed by a legislative body
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In particular, the memos singled out October 2016, when the FBI received permission to wiretap Page from a secret court created under the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act.
Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act Amendments was scheduled to sunset at the end of 2017 unless Congress renewed it.
The memo defended both the FBI and Justice Department's role in obtaining the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) warrant.
The counsel said that portions of the Democrats' document "would create especially significant concerns for the national security and law enforcements interests." The Republicans' memo said its findings raised "concerns with the legitimacy and legality of certain (Justice Department) and FBI interactions with the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court.'' These findings show "a troubling breakdown of legal processes established to protect the American people from abuses related to the FISA (Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act) process,'' the memo says.
Subject: Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act Abuses at the Department of Justice and the Federal Bureau of Investigation
It allegedly shows abuses by the FBI of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act to spy on then-candidate Donald Trump's campaign.
Articles up to a page in length discuss such aspects as Julian Assange, black hat, Central Intelligence Agency, Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA), Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS), People's Republic of China cyber capabilities, remote administration tool, and transmission control protocol/internet protocol (TCP/IP).
must be conducted in accordance with the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act.
In 2008, we got a"reform" of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act, or FISA, that provided retroactive cover for the illegal surveillance of innocent Americans conducted under President George W Bush behind the false flag of counterterrorism.
Scott gives former National Security Council (NSC) staffer Morton Halperin similar plaudits for stirring Vice President Walter Mondale's efforts to secure the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act in 1978 after the Ford administration had earlier blocked efforts to pass it.
the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act that Congress amended in 2008,

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