The Department of Homeland Security has found evidence that foreign spies are using fake mobile base stations, commonly known as stingrays, to gather information in Washington, DC.
The House of Representatives have voted to expand the NSA’s surveillance powers for another six years. Many consider the bill to be a clear violation of the Fourth Amendment, as it endorses warrantless collection of Americans’ emails, chat logs, and other personal communications.
Congress is currently debating the FISA Amendments Reauthorization Act of 2017 and part of this renewal contains changes to Section 702 that could possibly expand warrantless surveillance of American citizens. Take a look at the language of the draft and consider whether or not you agree with what they want to do. Remember that Big Brother is watching.