Senate committee approves surveillance bills

Friday, 15 September 2006, 12:37 AM EST

An advocacy group called a U.S. government surveillance authorization bill, approved by a Senate committee Wednesday, one of the worst bills imaginable for people concerned about civil liberties.

The National Security Surveillance Act, one of three surveillance bills approved by the Senate Judiciary Committee, would give congressional authorization to a U.S. NSA surveillance program that critics have complained is illegal.

At InfoWorld.

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