Published On: Mon, Jun 1st, 2015

United States Senate to conduct a meeting on anti-terrorist laws

unique times-United States Senate to conduct a meeting on anti-terrorist laws

unique times-United States Senate to conduct a meeting on anti-terrorist laws

The United States Senate is to conduct a meeting in order to move away the expiry of anti-terrorist laws which led to the collection of phone data. However, the Senators have failed to extend the key provisions of the law which is known as the Patriot Act. The USA Freedom Act which is a replacement bill for reducing the bulk data collection is being debated with the Senators now. President Barack Obama has stated that the US will be at risk if the laws expire. It is reported that if the deal doesn’t reach within midnight then the security services will be lost which were set for the removal of the bulk data collection. James Clapper, the US Director of National Intelligence has reported that if the laws are allowed to expire then it would lead to the security services capability to lose tracking US associates of foreign terrorists. President Barack Obama in his weekly meeting has again warned about the risk to Americans if the laws fail.

 

Bejoy George

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United States Senate to conduct a meeting on anti-terrorist laws