Posts Tagged ‘FISA’

FISA Change Gives Telecoms Immunity; Headaches Ahead For Businesses?

Thursday, July 10th, 2008

In case you didn’t hear about it yet, President Bush just signed into law changes to the U.S. Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) that, among other things, grants immunity to telecom companies that cooperate with the secret warrantless wiretap program.


The Deputy Director of National Intelligence Does Not Understand Key Concepts Of Privacy

Monday, November 12th, 2007

I found a report yesterday, “Intelligence deputy to America: Rethink privacy” quite interesting. The impact on privacy…the actual definition, not the definition Donald Kerr, the principal deputy director of national intelligence, thinks it should be…would not only be a huge step backward for the country, but it would also increase the threats to personally identifiable information (PII) exponentially.