The FISA court approves the metadata collection program for the 36th time in seven years.
The decision of the D.C. judge conflicts with a ruling from a New York judge in a separate case..
Facebook is charged with scanning private messages to profile users
The civil liberties group asks an appeals court to review the judge's order finding a phone-records collection program legal.
The metadata collection represents "the natural tension between protecting the nation and preserving civil liberty," judge says
Tim Draper says Silicon Valley needs a government that is more tech savvy
National intelligence director says continued litigation would reveal state secrets related to national security