Example Of NSA Spying

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Obviously, the most current and most defining example was the NSA spying enacted by the Patriot Act and even more hidden; FBI spying during the Civil Rights Movement. When the Patriot Act was signed by President Bush, this allowed the creation of FISA (Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act). This allowed wiretap requests and "…did not have to give the probable cause for suspicion, the reasoning or evidence that explains why the suspect should be investigated" (Stefoff, 2008, p. 44). Arguably, these requests were split into two categories: terrorism and suspicion of crime. However, many of these requests were created quickly and shows that no garnered review was created, this could potentially allow the leaking of the individual’s information

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