NSA Sued In San Francisco Court Over Collecting Phone RecordsNineteen organizations ranging from a church to gun rights groups sued the National Security Agency in federal court in San Francisco Tuesday to challenge the mass collection of their telephone records.
Intelligence Chief Blasts Leaks About Internet Surveillance & Phone RecordsThe national intelligence director said the disclosure of an Internet surveillance program is "reprehensible" and a document leak about a phone records program could cause long-lasting and irreversible harm to the nation's ability to respond to threats.
Feinstein: NSA Phone Records Grab Was Renewal Of Ongoing PracticeFeinstein (D-San Francisco) spoke to reporters at a Capitol Hill news conference after the Obama administration defended the National Security Agency’s need to collect the records.
Reported Gov't Seizure Of Verizon Records Stuns Bay Area Privacy AdvocatesPrivacy advocates in the Bay Area expressed outrage over a report Wednesday that the National Security Agency is collecting the telephone records of millions of U.S. customers of Verizon under a top secret court order.

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