U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., withdrew his support for an amendment to the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act, The Hill reports. The amendment would have broadly prohibited law enforcement from collecting web browsing data without a FISA warrant; however, the amendment that was submitted for consideration by the House of Representatives Committee on Rules applied such restrictions more narrowly. "It is now clear that there is no agreement with the House Intelligence Committee to enact true protections for Americans’ rights against dragnet collection of online activity," Wyden said in a statement. Meanwhile, President Donald Trump urged House Republicans to vote against the reauthorization of FISA on Twitter.
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