a U.S. law enacted in response to the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, which gave law-enforcement officials greater ability to tap telephones and track Internet users; also called [The Uniting and Strengthening America by Providing Appropriate Tools Required to Intercept and Obstruct Terrorism Act of 2001]
The new librarians are bloggers, information junkies and protectors of freedom and privacy in the patriot act era.
Under the patriot act, the CIA is also a police force domestically.
The House of Representatives did not vote against reauthorization of the patriot act.
For journalists, privacy concerns and the patriot act just got personal.
The legal mechanism to collect this data from the phone companies was section 215 of the patriot act.
Even so, it would be the first narrowing of the patriot act since its passage.
As bad as the abuse of language has been in the context of the patriot act, it has arguably been worse under the FAA.
Two wars and The patriot act later, John Kerry won 54 percent of the youth vote in 2004.
Why do the evil liberals think religious diversity will help them enforce the patriot act?
Key provisions of the patriot act are set to expire next year.
signed into law Oct. 26, 2001; a contrived acronym for Uniting and Strengthening America by Providing Appropriate Tools Required to Intercept and Obstruct Terrorism Act of 2001.