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US FISC approved all surveillance requests in 2015

Discussion in 'Help Net Security' started by RSS, May 2, 2016.

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    The US Foreign Surveillance Intelligence Court (FISC) has approved every electronic surveillance request for foreign intelligence purposes it has received in 2015. As it turns out, such an extremely high approval rate is not unusual. Since its establishment in 1978, the FISC denied only 12 requests, and asked for the warrant requests to be modified to be approved in 3,369 cases. At the same time, it approved 38,365 requests. The requests are usually made by … More →

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