Activists ask US court to stop phone record collections by government – report
MOSCOW, July 15 (RAPSI) – Activists for American civil liberties groups made a request to a federal court in New York to declare law, allowing the National Security Agency to collect phone records, unconstitutional, Associated Press has reported.
According to Associated Press, the request was filed by the American Civil Liberties Union and the New York Civil Liberties Union.
Activist groups want the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to strike down the law passed by the Congress on June 2. The Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court allowed the NSA to continue phone record collection, Associated Press has reported.