Dec 152015
 December 15, 2015  Posted by  Court, Surveillance, U.S.

Matt Reynolds reports:

Human Rights Watch on Monday dropped legal claims over a Drug Enforcement Administration bulk-surveillance program, confirming the database used to store call records was destroyed this year.

“Today we can declare victory and voluntarily dismiss our case,” Human Rights Watch senior coordinator Henry Peck said in a statement, adding that while bulk collection still continues overseas “we can celebrate a small victory for transparency and legality today, and hope for further victories to come.”

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