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Feds urge appeals court to dismiss eavesdropping lawsuits

March 28, 2008

Government lawyers, citing national security risks, urged an appeals court Wednesday to toss out two legal challenges to a Bush administration anti-terror program that allowed government spies to eavesdrop on Americans without warrants...

Robert Fram, who represents the AT&T customers, said the best evidence that his clients' communications were intercepted comes from a former AT&T engineer who spoke to the media. The engineer said the company installed a special room with highly limited access at its San Francisco offices that contained equipment designed specifically for surveillance.

Wednesday, August 15, 2007
Associated Press
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