Looking inside ourselves and out at the world
Independent and neutral with regard to all political and religious orientations,® aims to promote awareness of the major democratic principles on which tolerance is based.

US Federal Judge Upholds NSA Phone Surveillance Program

A U.S. federal judge has ruled that the National Security Agency's telephone surveillance program is legal and useful in fighting terrorism..District Judge William Pauley said in a written statement Friday that the bulk collection of telephone records is a "counter-punch" to terrorism that does not violate Americans' privacy rights. Pauley dismissed a lawsuit filed in Manhattan (New York) by the American Civil Liberties Union to challenge the program. His ruling...

Read complete article
© Voice of America -

Follow us on ...
Facebook Twitter