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Federal Judges Hear Arguments Over NSA Surveillance

AP | GENE JOHNSON | Posted 12.08.2014 | Politics

SEATTLE (AP) — A federal appeals court heard arguments Monday in an Idaho woman's challenge to the National Security Agency's bulk collection of pho...

NSA Debated Phone Tracking Before Edward Snowden Leaks

AP | KEN DILANIAN | Posted 11.20.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Years before Edward Snowden sparked a public outcry with the disclosure that the National Security Agency had been secretly collec...

Matt Sledge

NSA Reform Bill Fails Key Senate Hurdle As Republicans Cry Terror

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 11.19.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A National Security Agency reform bill failed to clear a key procedural hurdle in the Senate on Tuesday night, torpedoed by opposition f...

Matt Sledge

Judges Express Fears Over NSA Phone Surveillance Program

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 09.02.2014 | Politics

NEW YORK -- Judges considering the fate of the National Security Agency's call tracking program in an appeals hearing on Tuesday repeatedly expressed ...

Matt Sledge

Obama's Big NSA Decision Wins Cheers, But Critics Warn Of 'Much Bigger Programs'

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 03.27.2014 | Politics

Civil liberties advocates cheered President Barack Obama's step on Thursday toward ending the National Security Agency's bulk collection of telephone ...

Dem: Alternate Ways For NSA To Collect Data Would Have Been 'Disastrous'

AP | EILEEN SULLIVAN | Posted 03.26.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate Intelligence Committee three years ago secretly considered — but ultimately rejected — alternate ways for the Natio...

Matt Sledge

Obama 'Wrestling' With NSA Leak Response

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

President Barack Obama met with 16 members of Congress -- including fierce critics of National Security Agency spying -- for more than an hour at the ...

NSA Phone Metadata Collection Reauthorized

The Huffington Post | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court on Friday reauthorized the National Security Agency's phone surveillance program, the Director of National Int...

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Judge Tosses ACLU Lawsuit Against NSA, Citing Terrorists' 'Bold Jujitsu'

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

A federal judge in Manhattan dismissed an American Civil Liberties Union lawsuit against the National Security Agency's call tracking program on Frida...

NSA Phone Surveillance Is Legal, New York Judge Rules

AP | LARRY NEUMEISTER | Posted 12.27.2013 | Politics

NEW YORK (AP) — A civil rights lawyer says the American Civil Liberties Union is very disappointed that a New York judge has found that a government...

Snowden Offers To Help Brazil Investigate U.S. Spying

AP | BRADLEY BROOKS | Posted 12.17.2013 | World

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden wrote in a lengthy "open letter to the people of Brazil" that he's been inspire...

Snowden Praises Judge's Ruling Against NSA Phone Program

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

Former government contractor Edward Snowden praised a federal judge's ruling against the National Security Agency's phone surveillance programs on Mon...

Mollie Reilly

Federal Judge Rules NSA Phone Program Likely Unconstitutional

HuffingtonPost.com | Mollie Reilly | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

A federal judge ruled Monday that the National Security Agency's phone record surveillance program is likely unconstitutional. U.S. District Court ...