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#173: NSA Checks Itself?

May 4, 2017

Last week, the National Security Agency (NSA) announced it was ending a surveillance practice known as “about collection.” It’s one piece of a larger puzzle...


#147: Secret Law

December 16, 2016

When Snowden revealed classified information about NSA surveillance programs, Americans were outraged. But what might surprise many voters is that their elected representatives in Congress...


#126: Who Watches the Watchmen?

September 20, 2016

We know from the Snowden leaks that the NSA and other intelligence agencies are watching us. But who watches the watchers? Congress is responsible for...


Edward Snowden Did the Right Thing: Berin Szoka on Stossel

May 15, 2015

Since Edward Snowden first leaked documents revealing the National Security Agency’s spying on American citizens, debate has raged over whether the former NSA contractor should...


Free Market Groups to McConnell: Don’t Fast-Track the Patriot Act

April 27, 2015

Today, a coalition of free market groups sent a letter to Senate leadership expressing strong opposition to the Senate’s latest attempt to fast-track a reauthorization...


Groups push to end NSA spying before June: Berin Szoka in Watchdog

April 14, 2015

The National Security Agency’s (NSA’s) surveillance issues are forefront in tech policy news. Former NSA contractor Edward Snowden’s leak of documents took the country by...