TITLE

Security Check

AUTHOR(S)
Rosen, Jeffrey
PUB. DATE
December 2002
SOURCE
New Republic;12/16/2002, Vol. 227 Issue 25, p11
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Offers views on issues concerning the efforts of the U.S. government to increase its authority with regard to intelligence gathering to fight terrorism. Reaction of former U.S. Vice President Al Gore on the Total Information Awareness program of the U.S. Department of Defense; Opinion issued by the U.S. Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court regarding the use of secret foreign intelligence wiretaps to search for evidence of crime; Possible effects of domestic surveillance on privacy rights; Background on the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act adopted by the U.S. Congress in 1978; Restrictions needed to control the expanded information-sharing activity of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.
ACCESSION #
8631309

 

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