All posts tagged "FISA"

  • Google takes on gag order citing 1st amendment

    Yesterday, Google petitioned the highly secretive Foreign Intelligence Surveillance (FISA) court for permission to release more verbose details on the data requests they receive from police agencies. Google says that the 1st amendment to the Constitution guarantees their right to inform their users what is happening when they comply to FISA requests.

  • Facebook wants feds to let them reveal FISA requests

      Sources inside Facebook claim the social media giant is in serious negotiations with the U.S. Justice Department in an effort to allow the public to see how federal information requests work.  This disclosure would also include all requests under the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA).