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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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.

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