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Privacy Group Petitions Supreme Court to Stop NSA Phone Surveillance

Publisher: 
Slate
Publication date: 
08-Jul-2013
Author(s): 
Ryan Gallagher
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On the other side of the Atlantic, a separate legal challenge was lodged Monday in response to the government surveillance programs disclosed by Snowden. London-based Privacy International filed a complaint alleging that British spy agency GCHQ may be circumventing U.K. law by obtaining data on British citizens from the NSA’s PRISM Internet surveillance program.