University of Michigan Law School
Civil Rights Litigation Clearinghouse
Title "Wikimedia Foundation v. NSA"
Date May 30, 2019
Author Wikimedia Foundation
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Abstract On March 10, 2015, the Wikimedia Foundation, the nonprofit organization that supports Wikipedia and its sister projects, filed suit against the United States National Security Agency (NSA) and the Department of Justice (DOJ), among others. The Foundation and its eight co-plaintiffs are represented by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU). The lawsuit is a challenge to dragnet surveillance by the NSA, specifically the large-scale seizing and search of Internet communications frequently referred to as “Upstream” surveillance.

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case Wikimedia Foundation v. National Security Agency (NS-MD-0001)

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