Wednesday, April 01, 2015
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Facebook Introduces Riff And Scrapbook
The White House Targets Cyber Attackers With New Sanctions Program
Uber Files Complaints Against Service Bans
Yahoo Autos Is Launching Today
GoDaddy Enters The Wall Street
Amazon Button for Instant Product Ordering
Sony To Sell Olympus Shares
Tech Industry Enjoys April Fools' Day
Active Discussions
how to copy and move data files to dvd-rw
cdrw trouble
Need serious help!!!!
burning
nvidia 6200 review
Hello
Burning Multimedia in track 0
I'm lazy. Please help.
 Home > News > General Computing > Judge R...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Friday, December 27, 2013
Judge Rules NSA Phone Surveillance Is Legal


The D.C. District Court found the NSA?s record collection program unconstitutional just last week, but federal Judge Wiliam H. Pauley has a different opinion in a decision in ACLU v. Clapper today.

Citing the Sept. 11 attacks, the Judge ruled Friday that the National Security Agency's bulk collection of millions of Americans' telephone records is legal, a valuable tool in the nation's arsenal to fight terrorism that "only works because it collects everything."

"The government learned from its mistake and adapted to confront a new enemy: a terror network capable of orchestrating attacks across the world. It launched a number of counter-measures, including a bulk telephony metadata collection program - a wide net that could find and isolate gossamer contacts among suspected terrorists in an ocean of seemingly disconnected data," he said.

"This blunt tool only works because it collects everything," Pauley said. "The collection is broad, but the scope of counterterrorism investigations is unprecedented."

Pauley dismissed a lawsuit brought by the American Civil Liberties Union, which promised to appeal to the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan.

"We're obviously very disappointed," said Brett Max Kaufman, an attorney with the ACLU's National Security Project. "This mass call tracking program constitutes a serious threat to Americans' privacy and we think Judge Pauley is wrong in concluding otherwise."

Justice Department spokesman Peter Carr said: "We are pleased the court found the NSA's bulk telephony metadata collection program to be lawful."




Previous
Next
Solitaire, Mahjong, and Minesweeper Coming On Windows Phone        All News        Apple Files New Motion Against Samsung
Sony Won't Sell Its Battery Business: report     General Computing News      Amazon To Offer Compensatios For Late Gift Deliveries

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Wikimedia Files Suit Against NSA Over Mass Surveillance
Gemalto Admits Hacking of SIM Card Encryption Keys by GCHQ and NSA
British Agency Was Stealing Cell Phone Codes
Spying Program Was Stored Within Popular Hard Disk Drives
NSA Program Targets Mobile Networks
Senate Blocks Vote For Data Collection Legislation
NSA Spying Targetted Thousands Of Ordinary People
Privacy Board Says NSA Internet Spying Is Worrying
Denmark And Germany Among NSA's Secret "Partners" On Tapped Data Cables
NSA Says It Knew Nothing About Heartbleed
The NSA Was Spying Huawei's Servers: report
Zuckerberg "Frustrated" By U.S. Government Spying

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2015 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .