Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (Fisa)

The Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978 ("FISA" Pub.L. 95–511, 92 Stat. 1783, 50 U.S.C. ch. 36) is a United States federal law which prescribes procedures for the physical and electronic surveillance and collection of "foreign intelligence information" between "foreign powers" and "agents of foreign powers" (which may include American citizens and permanent residents suspected of espionage or terrorism). The law does not apply outside the United States. It has been repeatedly amended since the September 11 attacks.
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  • Twitter Suing US Government Over Surveillance Request Disclosures

    Twitter Suing US Government Over Surveillance Request Disclosures October 7, 2014 by Jennifer Slegg Leave a Comment Twitter is suing the US Justice Department over restrictions imposed on Twitter and other companies that prohibits them from disclosing the number of national security letters (NSLs) and Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) court orders received, according to their blog.

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