The organization argues that an NSA program collecting information wholesale across the Internet, known as upstream surveillance, is a violation of its First Amendment right of free speech and a

Wikimedia Is Challenging NSA 'Upstream Surveillance' in Through upstream surveillance, the NSA is authorized to collect data on Internet users who communicate with “non U.S. persons” if it any way relates to national security or foreign affairs NSA's Prism surveillance program: how it works and what it Jun 08, 2013 NSA slides explain the PRISM data-collection program - The Jun 06, 2013

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Mar 11, 2015 Wikimedia upstream lawsuit underlines massive government On May 23, 2017, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit ruled 2-1 that Wikimedia has standing to challenge upstream surveillance by the National Security Agency ("NSA"). Wikimedia says" "The government has acknowledged that it conducts two forms of surveillance under Section 702 [of the Foreign Intelligense Surveillance Act ("FISA")] —PRISM and Upstream." Wikimedia, et al The NSA's foreign surveillance: 5 things to know | CSO Online Upstream collection allegedly involved the NSA intercepting telephone and internet traffic by tapping internet cables and switches. The surveillance approval process