Fear and Mass Surveillance: Our Constitutionally Toxic Political Cocktail

by Patrick G. Eddington, CATO Institute

At 12:51pm on January 18, 2018–just a day before it was set to expire–the Senate followed the House’s lead and reauthorized the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Amendments Act (FAA) Section 702 mass surveillance program for another six years by a vote of 65-34.