Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act Summary

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The primary aim of this article is to compare the United States Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) with the Surveillance law in the European countries. Analyzing the European laws reveals that the right provided to the executives with reasonable oversight results in more efficient security procedures than the current U.S. regime while completely obeying the strict rules established to protect privacy by the European Court of Human Rights. The governmental monitoring and surveillance in European countries must obey Article 8 of the European Convention on the Protection of Human Rights. This article concludes by stating that U.S. Congress should consider the standards that the European countries have followed to monitor the employees’
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