FBI Surveillance

Privacy Oversight Board Divided Over Court Approval for FBI Surveillance of U.S. Citizens

Posted by - September 28, 2023

In a contentious debate over national security and privacy, the Privacy and Civil Liberties Board, an independent agency within the executive branch, has released a report recommending that the FBI and other government agencies obtain court approval before scrutinizing the communications of U.S. citizens collected through a covert foreign surveillance program. This bold proposal has