Jewel v. National Security Agency (NSA) is a United States class action lawsuit filed by the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) against the National Security Agency, et al.,[1] charging an "illegal and unconstitutional program of dragnet communications surveillance".[2] It was filed on behalf of Carolyn Jewel, et al., September 18, 2008, and is based on documentation provided by former AT&T technician Mark Klein.[3]

The case was dismissed 21 January 2010 by U.S. District Court Chief Judge Vaughn Walker.[4] On appeal, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals reinstated the case on 29 December 2011.[5]

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