On June 1, Section 215 of the USA PATRIOT Act is set to expire. This is a critical moment in an effort to reform and modernize government surveillance frameworks in the United States. But it's difficult to explain how we got here and why this is important in a few sentences.
The Electronic Frontier Foundation has put together a great background video on Section 215 that explains what it is, what it does, and what's at stake. And they include some data as well.
Watch the video below and learn more about EFF's efforts here.