Civil Liberties Groups Call On Court To Stop NSA Phone Record CollectionCivil liberties groups asked a federal appeals court in Manhattan Tuesday to again strike down as unconstitutional a portion of a law used by the government to justify the collection and storage of Americans' phone records.
Appeals Court: NSA Phone Record Collection Excessive, Surpasses Congressional LimitsA three-judge panel said the case brought by the American Civil Liberties Union illustrated the complexity of balancing privacy interests with the nation's security.
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President Obama Orders Changes To NSA Surveillance ProgramsThe president promised to take a closer look at the NSA after details were leaked of its domestic surveillance program.
NY Judge Says NSA's Phone Surveillance Program Is LegalU.S. District Judge William Pauley says the program "represents the government's counter-punch" to eliminate al-Qaida's terror network by connecting fragmented and fleeting communications.
Schumer Threatens Economic Impact Against Ecuador If NSA Leaker Is Granted AsylumSchumer issued a threat to the South American nation, warning its trade preferences with the U.S. would be in jeopardy if it allows Snowden in to avoid extradition on charges of espionage and theft of government property.
Report: NSA Leaker Edward Snowden Avoids Extradition, Bound For EcuadorAn Aeroflot flight from Hong Kong believed to be carrying Edward Snowden landed in Moscow. On Sunday afternoon, WikiLeaks said Snowden was going to Ecuador to seek asylum.
DOJ: Government Files Charges Against NSA Leaker SnowdenThe Justice Department has charged former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden with espionage and theft of government property in the NSA surveillance case.
General: NSA Spying Led To Foiled Plots Against High Value Targets In NYCIt was an all-out charm offensive Tuesday by Army Gen. Keith Alexander, head of the NSA, and representatives of the FBI and the Department of Justice to beat back concerns that our government is spying on us, tapping our phone lines and email accounts.
Man Ranting About Poison, CIA Aboard Hong Kong-To-Newark Flight In CustodyHe's an American believed to be in his 30s, and claimed his name is Daniel Morgan Perry, during an anti-government rant recorded on a cell phone about nine hours into the 16-hour flight.
Kelly: NSA Surveillance Program Shouldn't Have Been Made SecretPolice Commissioner Ray Kelly said Monday that Americans deserved to know about the fact that the government has been collecting data on phone calls and Internet usage.
NSA Chief: Phone, Internet Eavesdropping To Protect U.S. Done 'Lawfully'The head of the National Security Agency is defending government eavesdropping on the phone and Internet communications of millions of Americans, even as some members of Congress express surprise at the extent of the program.