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Privacy Partner Michael Sussmann was quoted in The Washington Post article, "NSA Program on Phone Records is Illegal, Court Rules," regarding a ruling by the Second Circuit Court of Appeals that the NSA’s bulk telephony metadata program is unlawful. "Thursday’s ruling was 'sweeping and unambiguous,' said Michael Sussmann, a former Justice Department official who is now a partner at Perkins Coie practicing surveillance law. 'As the deadline quickly approaches, this is a bombshell that forces everyone to reconsider the political fault lines.'"