Nov 182013
 November 18, 2013  Posted by  Court, Surveillance, U.S.

Lyle Denniston writes:

The Supreme Court on Monday refused to consider a challenge to the National Security Agency’s global sweep of telephone and electronic communications — the first such test case to reach the Court since former NSA analyst Edward Snowdon began releasing publicly a pile of secret papers disclosing details of that surveillance.  The Court made no comment as it turned aside an unusual request by an advocacy group, the Electronic Privacy Information Center(docket 13-58).

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