- Poch Peralta
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Should We Care Now that NSA Surveillance is Ruled Unconstitutional?
Do you think NSA private intrusions will stop now?
'It’s no surprise that NSA’s flagrant data collection of encrypted cellular data is unconstitutional, but for the first time since the Snowden leaks, a Federal Judge has ruled the practice unconstitutional and demanded that the metadata be permanently erased. For now, the judicial order will be suspended until the Federal Government appeals to higher courts.
'The troubling part about the NSA is the way the agency has completely disregarded the constitutional rights of citizens, but for most Americans, that is OK. When asked whether the agency should intrude on privacy rights for the sake of national security, 62% of Americans think the NSA should investigate, even if it intrudes on privacy. About 45% of respondents said the government should monitor email and online activities in order to prevent future attacks – only 52% thought it was not necessary...'