Can only sue over misuse of info from spying
quote:You can only sue over misuse of info from spying, not spying itself. IOW, you have no right to privacy. Only to harm done to you as a result of that spying can be redressed.
Under this scheme, Al-Haramain can bring a suit for damages against the United States for use of the collected information, but cannot bring suit against the government for collection of the information itself, Judge M. Margaret McKeown wrote for the majority. She was joined by Judge Michael Daly Hawkins and Judge Harry Pregerson. Although such a structure may seem anomalous and even unfair, the policy judgment is one for Congress, not the