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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  • Google’s 10th Transparency Report Shows Government Requests are Rising

    Google has released its 10th transparency report and revealed that government demands for data are continuing to rise. Google's latest transparency report covers demands from governments in the first six months of this year and the firm said that it includes demands made under the U.S. Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) and through National Security Letters (NSLs).

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