Electronic Frontier Foundation

 

Judge Says Warrantless Wiretapping Was Illegal

Former President Bush did indeed overstep his bounds with his post-9/11 warrantless wiretapping. That’s the finding of a federal judge, who said the Bush Administration’s eavesdropping on an Islamic foundation was illegal. Chief U.S. District Judge Vaughn Walker of San Francisco also said Bush’s entire wiretapping surveillance was illegal. Groups including the Electronic Frontier Foundation […]

EFF Prepares for Immunity Battle

Telcos this year landed immunity from prosecution for warrantless wiretapping on behalf of the Bush administration. But the fight isn’t over. A new hearing is scheduled for early December, with the Electronic Frontier Foundation spearheading the litigation that holds Constitutional implications. Ars Technica this week interviewed one of the EFF’s key lawyers, who explained the […]

EFF Sues Bush Administration

The Electronic Frontier Foundation is suing the Bush administration – including the National Security Agency – over domestic surveillance. The action is similar to the way EFF went after AT&T Inc. (T). Congress derailed that action, however.

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