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This Court Case Could Kneecap the NSA

The judge's ruling also had a particular irony for critics of the NSA program and supporters of Snowden's disclosures. "As far as I know, Snowden is the first person charged under the Espionage Act for revealing something a court later ruled unconstitutional," tweeted Trevor Timm, an activist with the Electronic Frontier Foundation.

The judge's ruling also had a particular irony for critics of the NSA program and supporters of Snowden's disclosures. "As far as I know, Snowden is the first person charged under the Espionage Act for revealing something a court later ruled unconstitutional," tweeted Trevor Timm, an activist with the Electronic Frontier Foundation.

- See more at: http://www.foreignpolicy.com/articles/2013/12/16/this_court_case_could_kneecap_the_nsa#sthash.lKpi8EHL.dpuf

The judge's ruling also had a particular irony for critics of the NSA program and supporters of Snowden's disclosures. "As far as I know, Snowden is the first person charged under the Espionage Act for revealing something a court later ruled unconstitutional," tweeted Trevor Timm, an activist with the Electronic Frontier Foundation.

- See more at: http://www.foreignpolicy.com/articles/2013/12/16/this_court_case_could_kneecap_the_nsa#sthash.lKpi8EHL.dpuf

Monday, December 16, 2013
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