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https://www.eff.org/press/releases/eff-hails-court-ruling-rejecting-nsa-bulk-collection-americans-phone-records

EFF Hails Court Ruling Rejecting NSA Bulk Collection of Americans’ Phone Records

Appeals Court Decision Should Push Congress to Strengthen Protections Against Mass Surveillance, EFF Says

San Francisco – A federal appeals court today ruled that the NSA’s bulk collection of phone records is illegal, saying Congress didn’t authorize collection of a ”staggering” amount of information on Americans. The decision by a three-judge panel of the U.S.Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit overturns a judge’s ruling dismissing ACLU’s challenge to Section 215 of the Patriot Act, ACLU v. Clapper.

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http://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2015/may/12/rand-paul-and-ron-wyden-to-work-together-to-block-patriot-act-renewal?CMP=edit_2221

Rand Paul and Ron Wyden to work together to block Patriot Act renewal

Senators from Kentucky and Oregon launch bipartisan filibuster to prevent a vote on extending the law without amendment

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Reminder: spy agencies are desperate to keep their spying secret because they fear legal challenges, not terrorism

Why a federal court decision vindicates Edward Snowden’s most famous leak

 

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