In 2013, my amendment to stop the NSA’s unconstitutional metadata surveillance program was narrowly defeated. Multiple Congresses, Obama, and Trump renewed the program until it finally lapsed this year. Today, the 9th Circuit ruled the program illegal.
Big day for the people who came out of the woodwork two weeks ago to whine that Snowden shouldn't be pardoned! *Another* appeals court cites him a half dozen times in ruling the program he revealed to be illegal and possibly unconstitutional
"The National Security Agency program that swept up details on billions of Americans' phone calls was illegal and possibly unconstitutional, a federal appeals court ruled Wednesday." 🧐
This story. Different article.
Court rules NSA phone snooping illegal — after seven-year delay