National Security Division

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National Security Division

The National Security Division (NSD) was created in March 2006 by the USA PATRIOT Reauthorization and Improvement Act. Part of the Department of Justice, this agency is tasked with combatting terrorism and other threats to national security. It is designed to consolidate the Justice Department's primary national security operations. 

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EFF is leading the fight against the NSA's illegal mass surveillance program. Learn more about what the program is, how it works, and what you can do.

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The clock is ticking on Section 215 sunset, but the Senate is in stalemate on NSA spying powers: https://eff.org/r.tpwa

May 22 @ 10:58pm

BREAKING: At the behest of @SenateMajLdr, the Senate will meet Sunday, May 31st in the afternoon, mere hours before Section 215 expires.

May 22 @ 10:20pm

BREAKING: Senator Rand Paul objecting to even one more day of extending Section 215.

May 22 @ 10:08pm
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