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NSA gets ready to shut down Patriot Act phone-records program
The 'metadata' program became a lightning rod for privacy activists, and now it's shutting down.
National Security Letters, a controversial FBI tool, sent back to federal court
NSLs could soon make a comeback
Appeals court overturns major anti-NSA decision
They left the major constitutional issues unaddressed.
Privacy groups attack NSA surveillance at the root by targeting FCC rule
The FCC is under pressure to step into the ongoing government surveillance fight.
NSA to destroy phone data it illegally collected on millions of Americans
But not until the lawsuits against the agency are resolved.
U.K. court strikes down sweeping government surveillance law
It's a big win for privacy, but the fight is not yet over.