Our sovereignty may be dependent on our ability to eavesdrop on transmissions between our enemies on the outside and those on the inside with sympathies for them. I trust my ability to determine who to mark for examination and so will you
Civil liberties refer to the rights of citizens to be free and to have their liberties as a person and an individual protected. There are a number of organizations who specialize in lawsuits and legal cases that seek to defend civil liberties that are believed to have been violated. In the USA the civil liberties of the American people are clearly laid out in the founding documents by the founders of the country.