Friday, August 18, 2006

NSA wiretapping verdict

The U.S. Eastern District Court in Michigan Thursday ruled that the federal government’s clandestine warrantless surveillance program initiated just days after the Sept. 11th. terrorist attacks violated the 1978 Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act, and was therefore unconstitutional. (More)

The decision is being appealed.

ACLU v. NSA, Case 06-CV-10204, U.S. District Court, Eastern Michigan

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