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Noun1.FISA - an act passed by Congress in 1978 to establish procedures for requesting judicial authorization for foreign intelligence surveillance and to create the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court; intended to increase United States counterintelligence; separate from ordinary law enforcement surveillance
legislative act, statute - an act passed by a legislative body
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Nixon administration, now gets the bulk of its authority under the FISA Amendments Act, which Congress reauthorized for another five years days before it would have expired last year.
In FISA, Congress authorized judges of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court (FISC) to approve electronic surveillance for foreign intelligence purposes if there is probable cause to believe that 'the target of the electronic surveillance is a foreign power or an agent of a foreign power,' and that each of the specific 'facilities or places at which the electronic surveillance is directed is being used, or is about to be used, by a foreign power or an agent of a foreign power.
The Austrian government is likely to renew the FISA fund as it's due to expire at the end of the year.
FISA have conducted their own risk analysis in conjunction with the local Hamburg government and concluded there "is no particular risk for participants".
FISA official Marion Gallimore Rongere added: "It is disappointing that a big team like Great Britain is not coming.
Email delivery services provider Return Path has provided a guide to FISA, offering advice for marketers and answering the following questions:
This would be true not only of FISA, but also of the Protect America Act, which was intended as an update to FISA.
So thanks to the obligation to abide by an outdated FISA statute, U.
FISA did not facilitate the success of the 9/11 hijackers.
The FISA will organize on the sidelines of this event a meeting on the development of the poultry sector in the framework of Morocco's Green Plan.
How does law enforcement respond to the arguments about the FISA process?
Section 702 of the FISA, "allows the government to obtain the communications of foreigners outside the US, including foreign terrorist threats.