Civil liberties groups are urging Congress to block the FBI from viewing Americans’ web-browsing history without a warrant

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More than 50 groups from across the political spectrum urged lawmakers to block legislation that would let the FBI see American’s browsing and search history without a warrant in a letter this week. The Senate last week passed a reauthorization of the Patriot Act that included language from Mitch McConnell granting the FBI authority to see web-browsing records without a warrant. A bipartisan amendment to block such warrantless searches failed in the Senate by just one vote. Multiple senators who would have supported it were not present for the vote because of COVID-19 precautions. The Patriot Act reauthorization

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