In Re National Security Agency Telecommunications Records Litigation

United States' Reply in Support of Motion to Dismiss or, In The Alternative, For Summary Judgment

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The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) filed a class-action lawsuit against AT&T on January 31, 2006, accusing the telecom giant of violating the law and the privacy of its customers by collaborating with the National Security Agency (NSA) in its massive, illegal program to wiretap and data-mine Americans' communications. In May, 2006, many other cases were filed against a variety of telecommunications companies. Subsequently the Multi-District Litigation Panel of the federal courts transferred approximately 40 cases to the Northern District of California federal court.

This is the United States' Reply in Support of Motion to Dismiss or, in the alternative, for Summary Judgment.

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Published In: Communications & Media Updates, Constitutional Law Updates, Privacy Updates

Reference Info:Legal Memoranda: Motion Addressed to Pleadings | Federal, 9th Circuit, California | United States

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