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Title

  • Main Title The Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act: An Overview of Selected Issues

Creator

  • Author: Bazan, Elizabeth B.
    Creator Type: Personal
    Creator Info: Legislative Attorney

Publisher

  • Name: Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service.
    Place of Publication: Washington D.C.

Date

  • Creation: 2008-07-07

Language

  • English

Description

  • Content Description: This report briefly outlines some of the perspectives reflected in the ongoing debate related to the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) focusing on three issues: tension between national security and civil liberties, collection of foreign intelligence information from foreign persons, and limitations on liability for telecommunications providers furnishing aid to the government.
  • Physical Description: 24 pages.

Subject

  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Intelligence activities
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Intelligence services
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Electronic surveillance

Coverage

  • Place Name: United States

Collection

  • Name: Congressional Research Service Reports
    Code: CRSR

Institution

  • Name: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
    Code: UNTGD

Resource Type

  • Report

Format

  • Text

Identifier

  • CRS Report Number: RL34279
  • Accession or Local Control No: RL34279_2008Jul07
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc770527