June 11, 2013
The American Civil Liberties Union has filed a lawsuit against the Obama administration over its practice of collecting vast data about the phone calls made in the United States. The ACLU claims the government surveillance violates the Constitution’s guarantee of free speech, association and privacy.
This comes, of course, in the wake of revelations by The Guardian and The Washington Post that made within the U.S. and between the U.S. and other countries for a three-month period.
The ACLU, a Verizon customer, is representing itself in the lawsuit.