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The Spy Law That Big Tech Wants to Limit

  • Apple, Google, Meta want to limit US user data they hand over
  • Section 702 of FISA law expires this year if not reauthorized
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Top tech companies are mounting a push to limit how US intelligence agencies collect and view texts, emails and other information about their users, especially American citizens.

The companies, including Alphabet Inc.’s Google, Meta Platforms Inc. and Apple Inc., want Congress to limit Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act, as they work to renew the law before it expires at the end of the year, according to three people familiar with the discussions.