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GAP Statement on Edward Snowden and NSA Domestic Surveillance

Fri, 01/03/2014 - 14:10

In June 2013, the American public learned conclusively about the wholesale surveillance of virtually all Americans through secretive programs by the National Security Agency (NSA) that continue to be implemented today. These programs collect the phone records, email exchanges, and internet histories of people all over the world who would have no knowledge of this were it not for the disclosures of former federal contractor Edward Snowden.

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GAP Statement on Edward Snowden and NSA Domestic Surveillance

Fri, 01/03/2014 - 14:10

In June 2013, the American public learned conclusively about the wholesale surveillance of virtually all Americans through secretive programs by the National Security Agency (NSA) that continue to be implemented today. These programs collect the phone records, email exchanges, and internet histories of people all over the world who would have no knowledge of this were it not for the disclosures of former federal contractor Edward Snowden.

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Is the NSA Spying on Congress?

Fri, 01/03/2014 - 12:44

U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) today asked the National Security Agency director whether the agency has monitored the phone calls, emails and Internet traffic of members of Congress and other elected officials.

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Is the NSA Spying on Congress?

Fri, 01/03/2014 - 12:44

U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) today asked the National Security Agency director whether the agency has monitored the phone calls, emails and Internet traffic of members of Congress and other elected officials.

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Snowden Revelations on Spying Require SCOTUS to Revisit Earlier Decision in Amnesty v. Clapper

Fri, 01/03/2014 - 12:41

Today, attorneys from the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) petitioned the Supreme Court to review their case challenging surveillance by the National Security Agency (NSA) in light of Edward Snowden’s revelations about the extent of the spying program. CCR filed the suit, CCR v. Obama, on behalf of itself and its legal staff whose communications fit the criteria used by the NSA for illegally targeting calls and emails.

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Snowden Revelations on Spying Require SCOTUS to Revisit Earlier Decision in Amnesty v. Clapper

Fri, 01/03/2014 - 12:41

Today, attorneys from the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) petitioned the Supreme Court to review their case challenging surveillance by the National Security Agency (NSA) in light of Edward Snowden’s revelations about the extent of the spying program. CCR filed the suit, CCR v. Obama, on behalf of itself and its legal staff whose communications fit the criteria used by the NSA for illegally targeting calls and emails.

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