Thursday, April 01, 2010

US Federal judge declares warrantless wiretapping program unlawful

A US Federal Court has declared that the Bush-era "warrantless wiretap" program was unlawful. The administration, up to and including the Obama administration, argued that in a time of war, it was lawful to eavesdrop on communications without a warrant, particuarly international communications. The decision is here: and the New York Times' has an article on the decision here: Federal Judge Finds N.S.A. Wiretaps Were Illegal -

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