House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte, R-Va., shown in a file photo, said at a hearing Wednesday that Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act is “an important safeguard” before conceding that its opponents, many of them Democrats, fear it will infringe on the privacy of Americans whose communications may be inadvertently swept up during information collection on foreign targets.
House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte, R-Va., shown in a file photo, said at a hearing Wednesday that Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act is “an important safeguard” before conceding that its opponents, many of them Democrats, fear it will infringe on the privacy of Americans whose communications may be inadvertently swept up during information collection on foreign targets. J. Scott Applewhite AP
House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte, R-Va., shown in a file photo, said at a hearing Wednesday that Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act is “an important safeguard” before conceding that its opponents, many of them Democrats, fear it will infringe on the privacy of Americans whose communications may be inadvertently swept up during information collection on foreign targets. J. Scott Applewhite AP

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FISA Section 702: Is warrantless surveillance national security or a hit to privacy?

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