The New York Times reports the Trump administration has asked Congress to reauthorize the U.S. National Security Agency’s deactivated calls program. The administration acknowledged the program has been “indefinitely shut down” but seeks to make its reauthorization permanent. Although the call program has been halted, the law under which the program is authorized is officially set to expire in December, along with three other surveillance authorities used by the Federal Bureau of Investigation. (Registration may be required to access this article.)
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