Congress disregarded concerns about government surveillance of
Americans and on Jan. 18 reauthorized a controversial
anti-terrorism law. CQ cybersecurity editor Patrick Pexton explains
how the security hawks beat the civil libertarians — energized by
the 2013 revelations from former NSA contractor Edward
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