Patriot Act

  • Google ordered to comply with FBI's warrantless customer data demands June 1, 2013

    San Francisco: A US federal judge has ruled that Google must comply with the FBI's warrantless demands for customer data, rejecting the company's argument that the government's practice of issuing so-called national security letters to telecommunication companies, Internet service providers, banks and others was unconstitutional and unnecessary. FBI counter-terrorism agents began...
  • Obama writes history with autopen May 28, 2011

    Washington: US President Barack Obama has made history by using an autopen - an automatic signing machine - from an ocean away to sign a legislation into law hours before expiry. And stirred a new controversy. Originally, there had been a plan in place to have a White House aide hand-carry...