2nd Circuit Denies ACLU’s Injunction Motion During Data Collection Transition

(November 4, 2015, 11:15 AM EST) -- NEW YORK — A congressionally established 180-day period between the effectiveness of the USA Patriot Act and the newly enacted USA Freedom Act of 2015 serves as a transition period between the statutes’ respective data collection programs, a Second Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals panel ruled Oct. 29, denying a motion by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) to temporarily enjoin some of the government’s data collection activities during that period (American Civil Liberties Union, et al. v. James R. Clapper, et al., No. 14-42, 2nd...
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