NSA May Have to Keep Call-Data Evidence, Judge Says

Law360, San Francisco (March 19, 2014, 8:21 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge said Wednesday that he's inclined to require the National Security Agency to preserve data that could serve as evidence in a lawsuit by civil liberties groups and a separate class action by AT&T Inc. subscribers alleging its collection of Americans’ phone records violated constitutional protections.

U.S. District Court Judge Jeffrey White extended a temporary order barring the NSA from destroying any information, which he first ordered last week after the U.S. Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court ordered the agency to destroy data that...
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