12/30/2013

A federal judge in New York ruled that the National Security Agency has the right to collect information from phone calls, a decision that directly contradicts a ruling by a federal judge in Washington, D.C. The new ruling is expected to set up an appeals-court confrontation. Separately, a cybersecurity expert said that global wireless carriers could have built technology into their devices over the past five years that would have prevented the NSA from accessing data.

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