ACLU Asks Judge To Halt NSA's Verizon Data Collection

Law360, New York (October 28, 2013, 7:50 PM EDT) -- The American Civil Liberties Union urged a New York federal judge Friday to shut down the National Security Agency's collection of Verizon Communications Inc. subscriber records, while the federal government said the program was legal.

In briefs, the ACLU continued its push for a preliminary injunction to stop the government from collecting more data during the litigation over the telephony metadata collection program, which was revealed after classified documents were leaked in June, while the federal government argued that the ACLU shouldn't be allowed to challenge...
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