July 19, 2006 | By Derek Slater

24 Hours to Stop Specter Bill in Judiciary Committee

On Thursday, the Judiciary Committee will likely vote on the Specter/White House surveillance bill and possibly an even worse bill authored by Senator Mike DeWine (R-OH). Please visit our Action Center immediately and tell your Senator to reject these dangerous proposals.

To learn more about these bills, check out the joint statement submitted today by a coalition of civil liberties groups including EFF to the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence. We have also posted a new version of the Specter/White House bill here.

Update, July 20: Specter cancelled the mark-up and has scheduled a hearing for Wednesday, July 26. If you help keep up the pressure, we can continue to hold this dangerous bill at bay.


Deeplinks Topics

Stay in Touch

NSA Spying

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.

Follow EFF

Privacy is a human right: Data retention violates that right | @AmerQuarterly https://eff.org/r.irnm

Aug 29 @ 11:12am

Court buys government's shell game blocking Klayman case plaintiffs from challenging NSA spying: https://eff.org/r.8hi0

Aug 29 @ 9:25am

How China is strong-arming coders to abandon their open source projects: https://eff.org/r.wso1

Aug 28 @ 4:20pm
JavaScript license information