Millions of Americans are being spied on without a warrant via #Section702 and we’re counting on our political leaders to protect our privacy rights and oppose reauthorization without comprehensive reform.
A few minutes ago, a coalition of 90+ civil rights and racial justice organizations wrote a letter to Congress, opposing the reauthorization of warrantless surveillance through the NDAA. We are one of them. https://bit.ly/oppose-702-ndaa
Federal agencies should never conduct warrantless surveillance of Americans’ communications — but recent reporting suggests that congressional leaders are gearing up to reauthorize Section 702 without comprehensive reforms to protect our data privacy.
Time and again, the government has weaponized warrantless surveillance against innocent Americans under the pretext of public safety or national security. And time and again, it has led to racial profiling and false accusations. This has to stop. #FixFISAhttps://bit.ly/49M2nPe
In 2015, the FBI wrongly arrested Dr. Xiaoxing Xi, a physics professor at Temple University, for committing espionage against the U.S. Before he was proven innocent, Xi was threatened with up to 80 years in prison and a fine of up to $1 million.
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