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EFF has obtained a copy of the new FISA "compromise", and -- surprise! -- it contains blanket immunity for telecoms that helped the NSA break the law and spy on millions of ordinary Americans, just as we predicted yesterday. House Leadership intends to bring this bill to the floor for a vote tomorrow
The plan drew immediate criticism from the American Civil Liberties Union and the Electronic Frontier Foundation, which said it would effectively gut court oversight of domestic intelligence-gathering. Caroline Fredrickson, the head of the ACLU's Washington legislative office, said the bill "allows for mass and untargeted surveillance of Americans' communications."
Originally posted by applebiter
I think America just died.