Shows featuring Michelle Richardson

  • Senate Advances Expanded, "Orwellian" Gov’t Surveillance with FISA Amendments, CISPA Button-spying
    The Senate is closer to renewing controversial measures that critics say would allow the emails and phone calls of U.S. citizens to be monitored without a warrant. The Select Committee on Intelligence has voted to extend controversial amendments to the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act that were set to expire at the end...
    May 24, 2012 | Story
  • CISPA Critics Warn Cybersecurity Bill Will Increase Domestic Surveillance and Violate Privacy Rights Laptop-user
    As it heads toward a House vote, critics say the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA) would allow private internet companies like Google, Facebook and Microsoft to hand over troves of confidential customer records and communications to the National Security Agency, FBI and Department of Homeland Security,...
    April 26, 2012 | Story
  • Lawmakers Strip Immunity for Telecom Companies from Surveillance Bill Telephonepole
    Despite threats of a White House veto, both the full House and the Senate Judiciary Committee passed bills Thursday rejecting blanket immunity for telecommunication companies that cooperated with the Bush administration’s program of warrantless wiretapping. We speak to Michelle Richardson of the American Civil Liberties Union. [includes rush transcript]
    November 16, 2007 | Story