Court Rules NSA Bulk Spying Illegal: New Vindication for Snowden, and Uncertainty for PATRIOT Act

Well, the headline you have just read regarding a court ruling that NSA bulk spying is illegal is from Democracy Now, this date, Friday, May 8, 2015.

Good news!

Here is an actual quote of the text that followed the headline…

“A federal appeals court has ruled the National Security Agency’s bulk collection of millions of Americans’ phone records is illegal. The program was exposed by NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden; the ACLU filed its lawsuit based largely on Snowden’s revelations. In a unanimous decision Thursday, a three judge panel of the Second Circuit Court of Appeals in New York called the bulk phone records collection ‘unprecedented and unwarranted.’”

Go to site and read the story!

Ron Larsen

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