By The Daily Beast,
It’s long been considered one of the most important ways American spies gather information overseas. But in 2016, it apparently went dark.
Something a little funny might be going on in America’s most secretive court. According to the annual report for the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court (FISC), released April 20, the court didn’t authorize any surveillance last year under Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act—a controversial provision of the 1978 spy law.