Sep 262013
 
 September 26, 2013  Posted by  Court, Surveillance, U.S.

Seen on RT:

Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia said Wednesday the court eventually will have to determine the legality of far-reaching National Security Agency spying programs, though he is not convinced the court is equipped to based on modern security threats.

Scalia, speaking at the Northern Virginia Technology Council, said elected officials are most qualified to discern how much personal information of Americans the NSA can collect, and under what circumstances.

Read more on RT.

Well, they might be most qualified if they were actually informed, but we’ve already seen complaints where members of Congress were kept in the dark or not shown government documents that they supposedly should have had access to.

But even then, Congress may be willing to “give up a little privacy for security” so to speak, and laws they pass may not be constitutional, so eventually this will get to SCOTUS.

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