From the New York Times: Under pressure from President Bush, Democratic leaders in Congress are scrambling to pass legislation this week to expand the government’s electronic wiretapping powers.
Tag: Bush Administration
Archive of all posts about Bush Administration by Professor Daniel J. Solove for his blog at TeachPrivacy, a privacy awareness and security training company.
Criticize Bush, Get Extra Airline Screening?
At Balkinization, Mark Graber posts an email from Princeton Professor Walter Murphy, who writes about his ordeal over being on an airline screening list:
Massive Government Data Mining of Financial Records
Apparently, warrantless wiretapping and gathering of phone call records just aren’t enough to quench the Bush Administration’s thirst for data. Now we learn that the government has gathered massive quantities of financial records. The New York Times reports:
NSA Surveillance: No Limit
When it comes to surveillance for the Bush information, it appears that only the sky’s the limit. From the Washington Post [link no longer available]:
Hypothetical: What If President Bush Were Correct About His Surveillance Powers?
There’s been some terrific analysis in the blogosphere about whether President Bush is correct that he had the power to authorize warrantless surveillance. (See here and here for a roundup of posts.) The arguments thus far focus on what the President has already done, but the President has stated that he will continue the warrantless surveillance [link no longer available] […]
NSA Surveillance: Blog Post Roundup II
In addition to the blog post roundup I did yesterday, here are more blog posts about Bush’s NSA surveillance worth reading:
NSA Surveillance: Blog Post Roundup
There is a lot of great analysis and opinion in the blogosphere regarding Bush’s authorization of warrantless NSA surveillance. Here are some useful links:
Beyond His Power: Bush’s Authorization of Warrantless NSA Surveillance
In this post, I aim to explore more in depth whether Bush had the legal power to authorize warrantless NSA surveillance. As I was putting the finishing touches on this post, I noticed that Orin Kerr beat me to the punch, and I find that we’ve identified the same issues and are in substantial agreement. His post […]
Did Bush Have the Legal Authority Under FISA to Authorize NSA Surveillance?
Yesterday, I blogged about a startling story in the NY Times about President Bush’s authorizing the NSA to conduct domestic surveillance without a warrant or even a court order. According to the NY Times story, the “legal opinions that support the N.S.A. operation remain classified.” Today in the NY Times is a follow-up story about the legal basis for the […]
President Bush, the National Security Agency, and Surveillance
The New York Times has an in-depth story about how President Bush authorized the National Security Agency (NSA) to engage in surveillance after 9/11: