FISC

A newly declassified order reveals that the Federal Intelligence Surveillance Court (FISC) rejected a Verizon legal challenge in defense of Americans’ telephone privacy rights, instead ruling that the government is constitutionally protected in collecting billions of Americans’ detailed phone data.  (FREDERICK FLORIN/AFP/Getty Images)

Surveillance Court Rejects Verizon Privacy Challenge To NSA Data Collection

A newly declassified order reveals that the Federal Intelligence Surveillance Court (FISC) rejected a Verizon legal challenge in defense of Americans’ telephone privacy rights, instead ruling that the government is constitutionally protected in collecting billions of Americans’ detailed phone data.

04/29/2014

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DOJ To Release Hundreds Of Previously Classified Documents Of Secret Spy Court

The Obama administration is releasing hundreds of previously classified documents detailing activities of the country’s long-secret spy court that authorizes domestic surveillance programs.

09/10/2013

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