Mark Rumold, a lawyer for the Electronic Frontier Foundation, the civil liberties organization that brought the lawsuit, called the FBI memo a “blossoming example of secret surveillance law” and said that the legal rationale in the memo could still be used by other intelligence agencies.

“When the government is allowed to continue to interpret the law in secret, that creates problems for the privacy rights of Americans,” he said.

Tuesday, November 26, 2013
Washington Post

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