Trump Declassifying Page, Ohr Records Will Have Broader Effects | Just Security

Blanket declassification of information related to the Page FISA warrant and Ohr’s counterintelligence work will have significant consequences beyond the Russia investigation.

Source: Trump Declassifying Page, Ohr Records Will Have Broader Effects | Just Security

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How the FISA Court Really Works – Lawfare

Contrary to what allies of the president have suggested, the absence of a hearing regarding the Carter Page FISA application is not cause for alarm or a conclusion that the court glossed over a FISA application.

Source: How the FISA Court Really Works – Lawfare

What Happened at the Court: The Hasbajrami Oral Argument on Section 702 of FISA and the Fourth Amendment

After argument in U.S. v. Hasbajrami, the Second Circuit now has the opportunity to address some of the serious Fourth Amendment issues that Congress ignored in FISA Reform. New analysis by Sharon Bradford Franklin

Source: What Happened at the Court: The Hasbajrami Oral Argument on Section 702 of FISA and the Fourth Amendment

Steven Seagal on Twitter: “I am deeply humbled and honoured to have been appointed as a special representative of the Russian Foreign Ministry … “

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Legitimizing Foreign Mass Surveillance in the European Court of Human Rights

In a recent ruling, the European Court of Human Rights wielded its analysis less like a surgeon in an operating room and more like an elephant in a china shop.

Source: Legitimizing Foreign Mass Surveillance in the European Court of Human Rights

No, Mariia Butina Wasn’t Charged With Violating FARA – Lawfare

Subtle but simple distinctions that even attorneys and federal agents did not know. How do legitimate-masquerading foreign/international, or overlapped, organizations or legal processes (basically willing or unwilling cutouts or proxies) play into domestic espionage and government function inference?

“espionage lite” because defendants typically engage in “espionage-like or clandestine behavior or an otherwise provable connection to an intelligence service, or information gathering or procurement-type activity on behalf of a foreign government” (emphasis added).

Source: No, Mariia Butina Wasn’t Charged With Violating FARA – Lawfare