Privacy

Board Created to Monitor Privacy Abuses of Patriot Act Now Actually Exists

After five years, Senate finally approves members to board

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With all the efforts to pass cybersecurity legislation, along with all the fears of government violating our privacy (4th amendment? Whazzat?), you might think it would be somewhat useful to have an agency in charge of watching the government—one which actually has some real power. Well, it exists. Sort of.