America Needs a Strong FISA Bill (Rep. Chris Shays)

As the 9/11 Commission points out, we are not combating terrorism as if it’s some ethereal being. We are confronting Islamists terrorists, real people who would do us harm. If you want to deal with the consequence of a terrorist attack, write a weak FISA law. But if you want to detect and prevent a terrorist act, write a law that works and help insure the communication industry works with us.

Tags Chris Shays Counter-terrorism Definitions of terrorism Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act Government Mass surveillance National security Politics Privacy of telecommunications Security Signals intelligence Terrorism War War on Terror

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