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House Democrats are Attempting to Reauthorize the Patriot Act By Burying it in Funding Bill

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Buried in a stopgap government funding resolution unveiled by House Democrats is a provision that would reauthorize the notoriously abusive Patriot Act for three month.

Privacy advocates warn the move would ensure President Donald Trump’s administration holds on to “terrifying authoritarian surveillance powers.”

The reauthorization offers no reform on the controversial surveillance policy.

Curated from Common Dreams

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