A U.S. Court of Appeals has ruled, in essence, that the NSA’s collection of metadata concerning Americans’ communications is illegal. The court vacated U.S. District Judge William Pauley’s December 2013 ruling in ACLU v. Clapper, and remanded the case to the lower court. Pauley had granted the government’s motion to dismiss the ACLU’s complaint and denied the ACLU’s motion for a preliminary injunction. “The Second Circuit found the government incorrect in many of its arguments,” said ACLU Staff Attorney Patrick Toomey.
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