US lawmakers schedule Section 702 reauthorisation vote

11/04/2024 | WIRED

Ahead of the sunset clause on 19 April, the US House of Representatives arranged a vote on 10 April for the potential reauthorisation of Section 702 of the US Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act. The potential reauthorisation could include several amendments, one of which would require the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) to obtain a warrant in order to search US citizens' communications. 

UPDATE: 110424 - The Wall Street Journal (£) reports that a procedural vote in the House to advance legislation to extend Section 702 has failed. 

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