S. 2952: Stopping Mass Hacking Act

National security analyst Ahmad Ghappour has called it “possibly the broadest expansion of extraterritorial surveillance power since the FBI’s expansion.” It’s an obscure change approved earlier this year which would essentially allow the government to hack an unlimited number of computers, anywhere in the world, with a single warrant. An edit to Rule 41 of the Federal Rules ...

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Overview

Introduced:

May 19, 2016

Status:

Referred to Committee on May 19, 2016

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on May 19, 2016, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Sponsor:

Ron Wyden

Senior Senator from Oregon

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: May 19, 2016
Length: 2 pages

Prognosis:

1% chance of being enacted according to PredictGov (details)

History

May 19, 2016
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

 
Reported by Committee

 
Passed Senate

 
Passed House

 
Signed by the President

S. 2952 is a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

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