Some commentators have suggested that then-FBI Deputy Director Sean Joyce misled Congress in 2013 about the NSA’s metadata program. I am confident that Sean testified to the facts as he understood them—not because I know the facts, but because I know Sean.
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An overview of the decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in United States v. Moalin.
The National Security Agency’s bulk collection of Americans’ phone records was unlawful, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit ruled on Sept. 2.
What Is the "Right" Number of Call Detail Records for 42 Targets under FISA's Business Records Authority?
ODNI's transparency report contains loads of interesting information (see, e.g., Adam's post here on FBI queries of the fruits of 702 collection).
Our guest for the podcast is Mark Shuttleworth, founder of Thawte and Canonical/Ubuntu.
Judge Richard Leon of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia has issued an injunction against the NSA's bulk metadata collection program in his ruling in Klayman v. Obama, ruling that the plantiffs "are likely to have standing to challenge the constitutionality" of the program.
You can read the full opinion below: