An innocent man was beaten up by a local police detective and an FBI agent. No one wants to take responsibility.
Carter Page was not an anomaly.
They have a long history of spying on dissident political groups, from early 20th century socialists and mid-century civil rights leaders to modern environmentalists and Black Lives Matter.
The Feds' Bulk Collection of Our Data Records Has Been Expensive and Useless. But That Doesn't Mean It's Going to Stop.
A congressional battle erupts over how much to reform the soon-to-expire USA Freedom Act—if they reform it at all.
The Government Says These Men Have No Recourse Against FBI Agents Who Used the 'No Fly' List To Punish Them
The Supreme Court will decide whether three Muslims who refused to be informants can sue for damages under the Religious Freedom Restoration Act.
The former national security advisor accuses prosecutors of misconduct—and says his former defense lawyers had conflicts of interest.
The FBI Wants To Treat Carter Page Warrant Mistakes Like Training Problems. A Court Adviser Says That's Not Enough.
After seriously messing up its warrant applications with the FISA Court, can the FBI be trusted?
A deadly shooting on a Naval base in Florida may lead to a new battle against encryption.
The Cato Institute wants Congress to investigate the FBI after it refused to confirm or deny the existence of files on dozens of political advocacy groups.
Hate crime data suggest that claim is overblown.
Trumpists Who Attacked the 'Deep State' Now Instinctively Trust U.S. Intelligence Agencies About the Soleimani Strike
Be skeptical of the spymasters.
Judge demands to know what the agency will do prevent future “omissions” in the applications.
In an interview with Fox News, the former FBI director admitted mistakes with the FISA process but defended his team.
Clint Eastwood's masterful true-life drama about a wrongly accused American hero doubles as an awkward brief for Trump.
Privacy advocates have long warned about potential abuses. Will the mishandling of the Carter Page investigation change some minds?
Inspector General Michael Horowitz's Testimony on FBI Failures Should Be a Wakeup Call for the Media and the GOP
Republicans were wrong to side with the state on privacy issues, and the media was wrong to lionize anti-Trump G-men.
Was what happened with Carter Page an anomaly or does the agency regularly leave out important information?
The Inspector General Report Is a Huge Blow to the FBI's Credibility. Why Is It Being Treated Like Vindication?
The government's surveillance of Carter Page might not have been improperly motivated, but it was still seriously flawed.
The FBI’s screw-ups when wiretapping Carter Page weren’t motivated by political bias. But that’s not exactly good news.
The bureau has a long history of escaping accountability for intrusive and abusive action.
Even if they unseat a president opposed by many Americans, the FBI and the intelligence community are not the heroes you're looking for.
Operation Independence Day is just Operation Cross Country by a different name.
Years after surveillance reforms, federal personnel can’t seem to comply with the Fourth Amendment.
Plus: Parents sue Illinois child services, Pennsylvania mulls liquor-store weed sales, Giuliani consorts with Manafort, and more...
Many arms of government are unpopular with large swathes of the American population.
Whistleblower Michael German's new book exposes how the FBI failed us on 9/11 and continues to endanger us all through racism, incompetence, and institutional inertia.
Report: James Comey Broke FBI Rules by Leaking Trump Memos, but He Didn't Reveal Classified Info to the Press
Partisans, to your battle stations!
The FBI is looking for companies to comb through social media posts and pinpoint possible threats ahead of time. Think of it like a meme-illiterate Facebook-stalking precog from Minority Report.
The operation is still arresting sex workers and calling it a rescue mission.
Acts of Politically Motivated Violence Are Already Illegal. Making 'Domestic Terrorism' a Federal Crime Won't Help
A domestic terrorism law is bound to threaten liberty more than it hampers terrorists.
In order to fight crime, Americans must...make their data more susceptible to hacking?
Surrender the Fifth Amendment or the dog dies.
You might consider buying a hat to cover your face—and hoping you’ll be allowed to wear it.
During the 1970s, an FBI crime lab analyzed a purported sample of Bigfoot hair.
Don't worry, a spokesman tells Congress, the agency has "strict policies" for using facial recognition technology.
The libertarian legal analyst says Trump, like his White House predecessors, has abused executive power in all sorts of ways.
The Fox News legal analyst says the president is abusing executive power.
Human Rights Watch and other groups say these systems draw serious concerns.
Forget about Donald Trump and the Mueller report and think about all the little (and not-so-little) people who get crushed by the feds.
If the Feds Have Stopped Snooping on Our Phone Records, Watch Out for the Anti-Encryption Propaganda
Backdoors into your texts and private message provide far more information than your phone metadata.
"I was very concerned that I was able to put the Russia case on absolutely solid ground," the former FBI deputy director says.