NSA sued by Wikimedia, rights groups over mass surveillance

World / Crime & Legal Mar 11, 2015

NSA sued by Wikimedia, rights groups over mass surveillance

The U.S. National Security Agency was sued on Tuesday by Wikimedia and other groups challenging one of its mass surveillance programs that they said violates Americans' privacy and makes individuals worldwide less likely to share sensitive information. The lawsuit filed in federal court in Maryland, ...

Editorials Jun 3, 2014

Toothless secrecy oversight body

The ruling coalition's bill to set up a Diet committee to oversee government designations of "state secrets" needs drastic revision as it does not give the committee effective power to rectify classifications.