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Appeals court dismisses warrantless wiretapping suit

Not surprisingly, the Electronic Frontier Foundation, which has been extensively investigating and pursuing legal action against the NSA over the warrantless wiretapping program, disagrees with the ruling.

"First, the Court ruled that Congress in passing this section of FISA created a cramped statute that, at least in section 1810, only allows a claim for redress if the government uses the information it illegally gathers, and creates no remedy against the government for the unlawful collection of information," wrote Cindy Cohn, an EFF staff attorney, on the organization's blog.

Wednesday, August 8, 2012
Ars Technica

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