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National Security Agency Seal

National Security Agency Seal (Photo credit: DonkeyHotey)

A U.S. District Court judge ruled today that the NSA‘s infamous phone surveillance program may violate the Constitution’s Fourth Amendment as well as other federal laws.  Judge Richard Leon wrote that:

“I cannot imagine a more ‘indiscriminate’ and ‘arbitrary invasion’ than this systematic and high-tech collection and retention of personal data on virtually every single citizen for purposes of querying it and analyzing it without judicial approval.” 

Read more here:  NSA Phone Program Likely Unconstitutional, Federal Judge Rules.