The FBI still wants all metadata of the people
Remember the loss of the FBI paper trail? Next up:
The FBI is lobbying to ensure that the legislation enabling domestic spying remains valid past its appointed termination date.
Section 215 of the Patriot Act, the very law that enables the NSA to track every single electronic communication made and received in the United States, is set to expire on June 1. With this countdown timer running out and an increased number of people using encryption to keep their communications to themselves, government agencies are up against increased difficulty to keep track of what’s going on. All they’re asking for now is a little more time.[more]