Thursday, 1 May 2014

The race to bring NSA surveillance to the Supreme Court




Mike Taylor, who lives in Dublin, Georgia, says the National Security Agency has been watching him since 2006. He knows because they communicate with him. "They talk to me on a daily basis," he explains evenly over the phone. "They insult my looks. They insult my intelligence. They use racial slurs against me."
He didn’t know why he was being surveilled, however, so he filed a Freedom of Information Act request to find out. When the NSA blew him off with its infamous boilerplate "neither confirm or deny"letter, he filed a lawsuit. Last month, a judge ruled against him.
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