Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

Webinar Expert TeamWebinar Expert Team

Tech News

ACLU challenges Section 702 surveillance in neo-Nazi’s prosecution

Digital photo collage of a statue of justice with too many arms.
Illustration by Cath Virginia / The Verge | Photos from Getty Images

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) has joined the defense team for a neo-Nazi accused of plotting to sabotage Baltimore’s electrical grid, The Baltimore Banner reports.

Attorneys from the ACLU’s National Security Project will be working with Brandon Clint Russell’s defense “for the limited purpose of challenging the government’s secretive warrantless surveillance under Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act,” Ashley Gorski, a senior staff attorney with the National Security Project, said in a statement to The Verge.

“Based on the government’s own disclosures, we have good reason to believe that Mr. Russell was subjected to Section 702 surveillance and his case is a rare and important opportunity to challenge the…

Continue reading…

You May Also Like

Editor's Pick

In this StockCharts TV video, Mary Ellen recaps last week’s market activity and the factors influencing market movements. She highlights two names, PANW and ADSK,...

Tech News

Image: David Pierce / The Verge Hi, friends! Welcome to Installer No. 42, your guide to the best and Verge-iest stuff in the world....

Editor's Pick

In this edition of StockCharts TV‘s The Final Bar, Dave breaks down an upside follow-through day for the S&P 500 and Nasdaq, and highlights the continued...

Tech News

Image: NASA Voyager 1, the farthest human-made craft from the Earth, is finally sending back data from all four of its scientific instruments, NASA...