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US Judge: Government's Phone Data Collection Likely Unconstitutional

A U.S. judge says the government's secret collection of telephone records from millions of Americans is likely unconstitutional.In an effort to prevent another terrorist attack on the United States, the clandestine National Security Agency has for years been collecting a vast stockpile of the phone numbers people have called, as well as the dates and lengths of those calls, although not their content.But on Monday, Judge Richard Leon in Washington said he "cannot imagine a more...

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