HOUSE BILL RESTRICTS FEDS’ ACCESS TO NSA DATA ON AMERICANS

Agencies such as the FBI would be required to obtain a warrant to access Americans’ data Legislation announced Wednesday would limit U.S. law enforcement access to data collected by the National Security Agency on American citizens. The bill, expected to be introduced by a bipartisan group of lawmakers this week, aims to reform Section 702…

FEDS ANNOUNCE TAKEOVER OF US ELECTORAL PROCESS

US election systems will henceforth be treated as “critical infrastructure,” the Department of Homeland Secretary Jeh Johnson decreed Friday in a move some are describing as a major federal overreach. In a letter to the Associated Press, Johnson revealed the US government would monitor and intervene in future elections, a process previously handled on a state-by-state…