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Re: NSLs, Other Privacy Issues
From: Steve Pirk <pirkster () gmail com>
Date: Thu, 28 Mar 2013 22:54:33 -0700
On Thu, Mar 28, 2013 at 9:06 PM, Jeffrey Walton <noloader () gmail com> wrote:
They are used by the FBI to bypass courts and conduct secret
surveillance. But now, in what could prove to be a major blow to the
Department of Justice, a federal court has found that National
Security Letters are unconstitutional.
Nice find Jeffrey! I imagine Jacob Appelbaum will be happy to see this.
*The U.S. government has obtained a controversial type of secret court
order to force Google Inc. and small Internet provider Sonic.net Inc. to
turn over information from the email accounts of WikiLeaks volunteer Jacob
Appelbaum, according to documents reviewed by The Wall Street Journal.*
-- steve <http://pirk.com>
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