EFF lawsuit reveals US improperly collected data on citizens

This week, the US Homeland Security department, Department of State, the Office of the Director of National Intelligence and the National Security Agency released 162 pages of intelligence oversight reporting, in response to a FOIA lawsuit filed by the Electronic Frontier Foundation. The reports provide new information on intelligence activities conducted under the Bush administration which are now believed to have been unlawful. According to reports, groups subjected to this improper intelligence-gathering include the Nation of Islam.

Related NYT piece, and here's a related LAT piece. Comprehensive information and document copies are here at EFF.org. The ACLU filed a related action, details on that here.