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Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act

Fourth Circuit Rejects Wikimedia’s Suit Against the NSA on Secrecy Grounds

The Wikimedia Foundation, which runs Wikipedia, claimed that the NSA’s “Upstream” surveillance program captures its international communications and is a violation of its First Amendment free-speech rights and its Fourth Amendment rights against unreasonable search and seizure.

Director of National Intelligence (DNI)

DNI Haines Asserts State Secrets Privilege in Civil Lawsuit Involving Saudi Arabia

In a court filing on Aug. 27, Director of National Intelligence Avril Haines asserted state secrets privilege in a civil lawsuit filed by Sakab Saudi Holding Company against Dr. Saad Aljabri, a former Saudi Arabia government official, and two of his sons. The lawsuit alleges that Aljabri defrauded the Sakab Saudi Holding Company and was filed in Massachusetts state court on March 21 and has since been brought before Massachusetts District Court.

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