Landmark Act of the United States Congress, signed into law by President George W. Bush.- Patriot Act
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Monitoring of telephone and Internet-based conversations by a third party, often by covert means.
A notable example of this is the Patriot Act.
American politician who served as the 43rd president of the United States from 2001 to 2009.
He signed the Patriot Act to authorize surveillance of suspected terrorists.
American lawyer and politician who served as a United States Senator from Wisconsin from 1993 to 2011.
He was the only senator to vote against the Patriot Act during the first vote on the legislation.
American author, activist, physician, and retired politician who served as the U.S. representative for Texas's 22nd congressional district from 1976 to 1977 and again from 1979 to 1985, and for Texas's 14th congressional district from 1997 to 2013.
He has also been a vocal critic of mass surveillance policies such as the USA PATRIOT Act and the NSA surveillance programs.
The USA Freedom Act is a U.S. law enacted on June 2, 2015, that restored and modified several provisions of the Patriot Act, which had expired the day before.
Process of concealing the origin of money, often obtained from illicit activities such as drug trafficking, corruption, embezzlement or gambling, by converting it into a legitimate source.
The September 11 attacks in 2001, which led to the Patriot Act in the U.S. and similar legislation worldwide, led to a new emphasis on money laundering laws to combat terrorism financing.
American businessman and politician who served as the 32nd governor of Idaho from 2007 to 2019.
In Congress, Otter was largely conservative with a slight libertarian streak, as reflected in his opposition to the Patriot Act.
Form of confiscation of assets by the authorities.
They have done this by enacting various anti-money-laundering and forfeiture laws such as the RICO Act of 1970 and the USA Patriot Act of 2001.
Incarceration of an arrested person by a national government or law enforcement agency for an indefinite amount of time without a trial; the practice violates many national and international laws, including human rights laws.
According to the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), Section 412 of the Patriot Act permits indefinite detention of immigrants; one of the most highly publicized cases has been that of Jose Padilla, whose ultimate prosecution and conviction in the United States have been highly controversial.
American politician who represented in the United States House of Representatives from 1979 to 2021 (numbered as the 9th district until 2003).
Also in 2006, the NRA lobbied Sensenbrenner to add a provision to the Patriot Act re-authorization that requires Senate confirmation of ATF director nominees.