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Other Decisions Decision 14-42-cv (07/05/2015)

Authority: United States Court of Appeals for the Second District (USA)

Date: 05/07/2015

Subject: The United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit reversed the decision of the United States District Court Southern District of New York of 27.12.2013, stating that the bulk collection of Americans’ phone metadata by the National Security Agency (NSA) was not authorized by Section 215 of the Patriot Act

Parties: American Civil Liberty Union, et al. v. James R. Clapper, in his official capacity as Director of National Intelligence, et al.

Original language: English

Classification: Freedoms - Art. 6 Personal liberty - Art. 8 Personal data: fairly processing - Personal data: consent - Personal data: access - Personal data: rectification - Personal data: independent authority

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