Groups Urge PCLOB to Recommend End to Backdoor 702 Searches

The Privacy and Liberties Oversight Board should follow the House of Representative's lead and recommend ending the searches conducted under Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act. According to the letter submitted by five groups to the PCLOB, "Such access should be granted only when the government has obtained an order from the FISA Court upon a showing of probable cause that the U.S. person whose communications are sought is an agent of a foreign power."  Read the letter in full here