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US Appeals Court Finds NSA Phone Record Gathering 'Excessive'

A U.S. appeals court in New York ruled Thursday that the clandestine National Security Agency's massive collection of phone records of Americans is illegal, far exceeding the scope of what Congress authorized. "Congress cannot reasonably be said to have ratified a progam of which many members of Congress - and all members of the public - were not aware," a three-judge panel of the Second Circuit Court of Appeals said in a 97-page opinion. The decision came in a suit...

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