Wikipedia-Led Group Sues NSA Over Online Surveillance
Law360, Washington (March 10, 2015, 7:15 PM EDT) -- The parent company of Wikipedia is leading various media and civil rights groups in a charge against the National Security Agency's "upstream" collection practices on Internet communications, saying in a new lawsuit Tuesday that they violate the First and Fourth amendments.
The San Francisco-based Wikimedia Foundation has asked a Maryland federal judge to enjoin the intelligence agency from carrying out its Internet surveillance activities on "millions of innocent people," which were disclosed in famed whistleblower Edward Snowden's 2013 leak to mainstream media outlets.
"We're filing suit today on behalf of our readers and editors everywhere," Jimmy Wales, founder of Wikipedia, said...
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