Victory for Civil Libertarians: NSA Wiretap Program Declared Illegal

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Harry Waisbren

Apr 1, 2010, 4:09:15 PM4/1/10
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Big news on the FISA front and to civil libertarians at large, as District Court Judge Vaughn Walker concludes that not only was the NSA wiretapping program illegal, but that the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) “should be given more weight than the state secrets privilege.”

Walker ruled that government investigators illegally wiretapped phone conversations from the Islamic charity, the Al-Haramain Islamic Foundation, and two American lawyers....

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Harry Waisbren

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