Privacy Group Sues DOJ For Email Surveillance Disclosure

Law360, New York (December 10, 2013, 5:09 PM ET) -- The Electronic Privacy Information Center hit the U.S. Department of Justice with a Freedom of Information Act suit in D.C. federal court on Monday, seeking the release of information about the collection of metadata from Internet communications.

The Washington, D.C.-based, independent privacy watchdog also filed a request for a preliminary injunction, asking the court to compel the DOJ to produce its semiannual statistical reports on the use of pen registers and trap-and-trace devices that it's required to submit to Congress.

The DOJ has taken too long...
To view the full article, register now.

Documents

Related

Sections

Case Information

Case Title

ELECTRONIC PRIVACY INFORMATION CENTER v. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE


Case Number

1:13-cv-01961

Court

District Of Columbia

Nature of Suit

Freedom of Information Act

Judge

Ketanji Brown Jackson

Date Filed

December 8, 2013

Government Agencies