Court Sides with NSA – Data Collection Is Protected Under 4th Amendment

Court Sides with NSA – Data Collection Is Protected Under 4th Amendment

An appeals court may have just molded how the US treats the NSA’s bulk data collection. The Second Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that American communications scooped up beneath the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act’s Section 702, and PRISM is protected by Fourth Amendment rights barring unreasonable searches and seizures. Judges found that the “overwhelming … Read more