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American Civil Liberties Union lives up to their creed

In a detailed legal attack on the National Security Agency’s collection of Americans’ phone call data, the American Civil Liberties Union argued in court papers filed Monday that the sweeping data gathering violates the Constitution and should be halted.  http://www.nytimes.com/2013/08/27/us/nsa-phone-data-collection-is-illegal-aclu-says.html?ref=us   The A.C.L.U. cited the writings of George Orwell and the comprehensive East German surveillance portrayed […]