News reports indicate that the NSA is considering shutting down the program. Due to changes in technology and threats, Section 215 may have become increasingly less useful.
Latest in Section 215
The USA Freedom Act was supposed to preserve the core of the NSA’s telephone metadata contact-chaining program. Has it doomed it instead?
The Office of Inspector General for the Department of Justice has released an unclassified version of a report on the FBI's use of Section 215 from 2012-2014.
Our guest for episode 114 is General Michael Hayden, former director of the NSA and CIA; he also confirms that he personally wrote every word of his fine book, Playing to the Edge: American Intelligence in the Age of Terror.
The Office of the Director of National Intelligence released three redacted Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court opinions (FISC) yesterday.
The National Security Agency has released a new report on the implementation of the USA Freedom Act.
How do you graduate as a conservative with two Harvard degrees? We learn this and much more from Senator Tom Cotton (R-AR) who talks 215 reform, the future of 702, and Going Dark.
NSA General Counsel Glenn Gerstell on the USA FREEDOM Act and misperceptions about section 215.
Our guest for episode 90 is Charlie Savage, New York Times reporter, talking about Power Wars, his monumental new book on the law and politics of terrorism in the Obama and Bush administrations.
Our guest for the podcast is Mark Shuttleworth, founder of Thawte and Canonical/Ubuntu.