NSA phone surveillance "probably unconstitutional"

Judge Slaps NSA, Says Its Phone Surveillance Program Is Probably Unconstitutional
A tentative victory for the Fourth Amendment. reason.com
Posted by Kromey at 4:33pm Dec 16 '13
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U.S. District Court Judge Richard Leon found that the program appears to violate the Fourth Amendment prohibition on unreasonable searches and seizures. He also said the Justice Department had failed to demonstrate that collecting the so-called metadata had helped to head off terrorist attacks.

An order to cease the collection was stayed to allow for an appeal, but it's finally a step in the right direction to restore basic privacy and Constitutional rights!

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