Three NSA Whistleblowers Back EFF’s Lawsuit Over Government’s Massive Spying Program | Electronic Frontier Foundation

“For years, government lawyers have been arguing that our case is too secret for the courts to consider, despite the mounting confirmation of widespread mass illegal surveillance of ordinary people,” said EFF Legal Director Cindy Cohn. “Now we have three former NSA officials confirming the basic facts. Neither the Constitution nor federal law allow the government to collect massive amounts of communications and data of innocent Americans and fish around in it in case it might find something interesting. This kind of power is too easily abused. We’re extremely pleased that more whistleblowers have come forward to help end this massive spying program.”

via Three NSA Whistleblowers Back EFF’s Lawsuit Over Government’s Massive Spying Program | Electronic Frontier Foundation.

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