Six major technology companies publish new statistics on National Security letters and FISA Court requests made of them.
The Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court orders the White House to release more of its reports, directly citing document leaks from Edward Snowden.
Google and Microsoft plan to sue the government, demanding the right to publicly discuss any surveillance requests served up by the FISA court.
U.S. intelligence officials decide to publicize the renewal of the government's surveillance program. In other words: Let the NSA spying keep on rolling.
In an attempt to achieve greater transparency with users, the companies petition the US government for permission to publish requests made under the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act.
A U.S. privacy group has been successful in getting a document released that details how U.S. authorities interpret the FISA snooping law. The trouble is, most of it isn't readable.
Bush wins hard-fought battle after Senate immunizes telecom companies that illegally opened their networks to the Feds. There's a chance a suit against AT&T could continue.
House bill wouldn't shield telecommunications companies accused of unlawfully opening their networks to government spies. President Bush says he'll veto it if it passes.
In his latest press conference, the president again warns Congress any delay increases the U.S. vulnerability to terror strikes. But the subtext makes you wonder what's really on the agenda.
The Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court rejects ACLU's request for portions of rulings relating to wiretapping, saying there's no "right of access."