Monthly Archives: December 2013

Federal Judge Rules on NSA Phone Surveillance

Today  U.S. District Court Judge Richard Leon ruled on the NSA’s surveillance program which  collects information on nearly all telephone calls made to, from or within the United States stating it violates the Fourth Amendment ban on unreasonable searches and seizures. Really? I’m shocked.  Judge Leon stated that  “[he]cannot imagine a more ‘indiscriminate’ and ‘arbitrary invasion’ than this systematic and high-tech collection and retention of personal data on virtually every single citizen for purposes of querying it and analyzing it without judicial approval”. Continue reading Federal Judge Rules on NSA Phone Surveillance