FISA Judge Rules NSA Mass Telephony Data Collection is Constitutional
Posted on Tue Sep 17, 2013 at 04:07:24 PM EST
Tags: NSA Warrantless Surveillance (all tags)
The FISA Court today released the August 29, 2013 opinion by FISA Court Judge Claire Eagen finding the NSA's mass telephony data program is constitutional and statutorily permissible.
The opinion is here.
[B]ecause there is no cognizable Fourth Amendment interest in a telephone company's metadata that it holds in the course of its business, the Court finds that there is no Constitutional impediment to the requested production.
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