During this week’s review of the legality of the National Security Agency’s (NSA) bulk collection of phone records, the panel of federal judges expressed concerns about the privacy implications of NSA tactics, FOX News reports. The American Civil Liberties Union has challenged a lower court’s decision to uphold the NSA practices, arguing they are unconstitutional. One judge said, “We don’t know what we don’t know” about the operations. Meanwhile, four House Democrats are protesting what they call a “secret law” that allows spying on Americans’ emails and is a “threat to democracy.” The legislators are asking President Barack Obama “to ban ‘disproportionate or unnecessary’ collection of people’s messages, Internet chats and other communications,” the report states.
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