NSA phone surveillance could be headed to the country’s highest courts

Opposing sides on the NSA’s massive phone record surveillance battle their way through federal appeals courts and possibly Supreme Court

In the Supreme Court, technology can be viewed as a necessary or unnecessary evil.  Justice Elena Kagan once said, "The justices are not necessarily the most technologically sophisticated people."

So, as the legal fight over the NSA's collection of phone records continues to move through the court system, possibly to the Supreme Court, some justices are saying they should be wary about taking on major questions of technology and privacy.

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Amanda Ciccatelli

Amanda G. Ciccatelli is a Contributing Writer for InsideCounsel, where she covers the patent litigation space. Amanda earned a B.A. in Communications and Journalism from...

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