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FBI's PRISM slurping is 'unconstitutional' – and America's secret spy court is OK with that

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*FOREIGN*

"Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court"

So a *Foreign* surveillance court is authorizing *domestic* surveillance and somehow it can do that?

I think FISA says the court can authorize surveillance of *Foreign* governments and agents of the *Foreign* government in the USA. So the FISC court itself has no standing to authorize purely domestic surveillance. Surely! Any appeals process it has, likewise is worthless side show.

It's not even a court, its an office of the executive that doesn't hear or cross examine evidence, it hears generic cases. More like a legal advisor to the president than a court. The sort of trick Theresa May is trying to use to bypass the right to judicial process, and the TPP lot are trying to give corporations sovereign law making powers.

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