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The ██ Most █████ Moments In The Court Ruling That Found Some NSA Surveillance Unconstitutional

According to a 2011 secret court opinion that was declassified Wednesday, the National Security Agency unlawfully gathered as many as 56,000 emails and other electronic communications between American citizens. NSA's officials have said the collection was not "intentional" or a "wholesale breach of privacy of American persons." The document was heavily redacted.

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Andrew Kaczynski is a political reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York.

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