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Garrett Hinck is a research intern at the Brookings Institution. A senior at Georgetown University's School of Foreign Service, he is particularly interested in cyber security and Internet law. He has held previous internships at the policy team of an internet domain company and at the National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism (START).
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The Senate passed S.139, the bill reauthorizing Title XII of the FISA Amendments Act and extending the Section 702 surveillance program for six years, in a 65-34 vote, Reuters reported.
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President Donald Trump is expected to announce today that he will continue to waive sanctions on Iran as part of the 2015 nuclear deal, the New York Times reported.
President Donald Trump is expected to continue economic sanctions relief to Iran as part of the Iran nuclear deal, but he will impose new targeted sanctions on Iranian individuals and businesses for their involvement in Iran’s ballistic missile program and human rights abuses, the AP reported.
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The newest changes to an international export control regime exempt cybersecurity research and information sharing from surveillance software export license requirements. Will the revisions satisfy the security industry?