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EFF Hails Court Ruling Rejecting NSA Bulk Collection of Americans’ Phone RecordsAppeals 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.
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
Reminder: spy agencies are desperate to keep their spying secret because they fear legal challenges, not terrorism http://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2013/oct/25/leaked-memos-gchq-mass-surveillance-secret-snowden …
Why a federal court decision vindicates Edward Snowden’s most famous leak http://theatln.tc/1cJfeEF