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Congress May OK 'Compromise' Bill to Derail Spying Lawsuits

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June 3, 2008

Congress May OK 'Compromise' Bill to Derail Spying Lawsuits

The U.S. Congress may soon vote on a new "compromise" spy law that would still likely derail pending suits against AT&T and other companies accused of opening their networks to the government in violation of wiretap law.

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Critics--including the American Civil Liberties Union and the Electronic Frontier Foundation, which have filed legal challenges against the surveillance activities--say that would amount to a rubber stamp of sorts on any past warrantless eavesdropping.

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