U.S. ‘May not hang a cloak of secrecy over the Constitution’ — NSA loses round one in federal court

“I cannot imagine a more ‘indiscriminate’ and ‘arbitrary invasion’ than this systematic and high-tech collection and retention of personal data on virtually every single citizen for purposes of querying it and analyzing it without judicial approval.” So said U.S. District Court Judge Richard Leon on Monday, describing the National Security [Keep reading]