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Suit demands details on secret court's wiretap ruling

EFF IN THE NEWS
July 18, 2007

A privacy rights group sued the Justice Department on Tuesday to try to pry loose a ruling by a secret court that the Bush administration says approved its clandestine wiretapping program...

"While national security and law enforcement demand a limited amount of secrecy, Americans have the right to know the government's basic guidelines for this kind of invasive electronic surveillance of their personal communications,'' said David Sobel, a lawyer for the organization.

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