Law Protecting AT&T, Verizon in Wiretapping Cases Upheld

The constitutionality of the law was presented to the 9th Circuit after a district court dismissed dozens of lawsuits against national telcos following reports that the NSA engaged in a warrantless eavesdropping program with the cooperation of AT&T, Verizon and others.

Federal Judge Rules Warrantless Wiretapping Unconstitutional

A federal judge on Thursday declared the governments warrantless wiretapping program unconstitutional. U.S. District Judge Anna Diggs Taylor also ordered an immediate halt to the surveillance by the National Security Agency, the Associated Press and other media reported. Taylor, a judge in Detroit, is the first to shoot down the governments efforts to listen in […]

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