Skip to comments.BREAKING: LANDMARK LEGAL SEEKS SURVEILLANCE ANSWERS FROM FISA
Posted on 04/20/2017 6:28:16 PM PDT by Stopthethreat
Thursday evening on the radio, Conservative Review Editor-in-Chief Mark Levin broke big news. The Landmark Legal Foundation, of which Mark Levin is president, has filed a request with the U.S. Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court. The request asks the secret court to order an investigation into the leaking of surveillance activity conducted on members of Donald Trumps team, in accordance with the rulings of FISA.
The filing Levin read cited a flurry of recent published reports that show an enormous amount of leaked classified information has been used for political purposes in opposition to President Donald Trump.
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Go get ‘em Mark
Yes! Use the courts the way the Leftists do. It’s way past time to stop laying down so the Alinkyites can walk all over us.
How nice, Comey is on the way to New Zealand and I’d bet he KNOWS ALL the answers.
HOORAY Mark. Opaque FISA? Good luck.
What will the FISA Court do .... what would you expect for a bunch of corrupt witless fools.
Layover stop in Tahiti.
Pine Gap, Australia will be listening.
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Thanks for the heads-up.
Amazing....the story keeps getting bigger and bigger. (smirk)
Microsoft Transparency Report Shows Massive Increase in 2016 Obama-Era FISA Orders
Conservative Treehouse ^ | April 14 2017 | Sundance / FR Posted by Whenifhow
Microsoft tries to thread the needle of transparency by telling its consuming audience as much about governmental collection of data as possible. Toward that end Microsoft releases a biannual transparency report.
Within the latest transparency release Microsoft reports in the first half of 2016 they received a massive increase in FISA orders; primarily from U.S. governmental agencies.
REPORT EXCERPT--- For the latest Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) data reported, Microsoft received 1,000-1,499 FISA orders seeking content disclosures affecting 12,000-12,499 accounts, compared to the 0-499 FISA orders seeking disclosure of content impacting 17,500-17,999 accounts reported for the previous period.
We received 0-499 National Security Letters in the latest reporting period, which remains unchanged from the previous period. (link)
Why would there be such a significant spike in FISA orders during the first six months of 2016?
Due to legal compliance restrictions Microsoft cannot divulge the actual number of FISA Court Orders, only the range. As you can see there was at least a doubling of requests (Prior: 0-499 ~vs~ Now: 1,000-1,499) perhaps much more.
However, simultaneous to the increase in the number of FISA orders, the requests were on fewer accounts. So FISA using agencies were seeking more total data but on a smaller number of accounts.--SNIP--
Not only Brennan.... "Susan The Sifter" had a dog in this race......Hillary tapped her for Secy of State. Mighty powerful incentives for anti-Trump political shenanigans.
Thankfully, Susan's so stupid, her public explanations of her activities set her up for a precipitous fall.
Questions for Rice:
1. When did you request the unmasking, and from which agency?
2. Who in that agency actually did the unmasking? Please provide the written requests you submitted.
3. Once the names were unmasked, did you still believe there was a threat to national security from the named US persons?
4. If so, with whom did you share the information, and what actions were taken to protect America and American citizens?
5. If you did not, then you should not have shared the names with anyone else, so how did the names become known?
6. Why was any of the info detailed here deliberately withheld on the FISA application? (it's a felony to willfully withhold information when applying for a FISA).
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<><> If the information found in the incidental involvement of any US Person was threatening US Security, and America citizens' safety, why did US security agencies wait for Rices request to unmask?
<><> Did Obama issue a secret stand down order?
<><> Why did Rice on PBS initially deny responsibility for the unmasking?
<><> Why was this threat not unveiled at the time or since? Why now?
Alarmingly, the supposed threat was about to be inaugurated as President of the US.
Shouldnt Congress have been notified?
The NSA didnt unmask the information initially, plus later investigations found NO collusion between Russia and Trump.
Seems to be proof-positive that whatever suspicions Obama/Rice/Brennan may have had to justify the unmasking were absolutely wrong, or more likely non-existent.
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Contact your Representative and Senators---demand these questions be asked.
It’s not going to go away
As I mentioned on other threads, I hope Trump authorizes the hiring of thousands of attorneys, investigators, private detectives, (yes, separate private detectives - see what they come up with), legal aids and others to help Jeff Sessions at the department of Justice. Hopefully the white hats at the FBI, CIA and NSA will also help.
This just cannot be swept under the rug. The next wanna' be dictator will just use the IC even more. Goes without saying the law needs to be tightened up so people like Rice, Brennan, Clapper, Rhodes, Jarrett et all cannot unmask and use the IC as their own weaponized political sabotage and spying apparatus.
Arrest and charge them all! This is treason and has to stop!
Thanks for the details.
[This just cannot be swept under the rug. The next wanna’ be dictator will just use the IC even more.]
It was mentioned in several news segments over recent weeks that it is time to renew the “702” which is a renewal of the intelligence community activities. Not sure how much of the IC it would include, but it is coming up this fall.
Hope Congress spends a lot of time reviewing the weaponization of our IC and makes recommendations to Jeff Sessions before any approval of the 702. We just can't have a typical rubber stamp Congress approval of the IC, given what has taken place since January, 2009. Clapper and especially Brennan have to be indicted, tried and convicted.
Housley added: [A Committee member says the FBI is] going to have to turn everything over or they're not going to authorize the congressionally approved 702 program which allows them to do this in the first place.
REFERENCE---Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act, or FISA, is up for reauthorization by Congress in 2017. The program surveils non-U.S. persons believed to be located outside the United States, incidentally sweeping up the communications of Americans as well, in order to acquire foreign intelligence.
Great posts with attention to 12,13,15, & 19
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