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GOP Revives Telco Immunity Push

April 25, 2008

U.S. House Republicans are circulating a petition to force a new vote on legal immunity for telcos that aided government electronic surveillance.

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The Electronic Frontier Foundation, the co-lead counsel in many of the civil cases, maintains that the carriers broke the law by providing the National Security Agency with the full content of billions of e-mails, text messages and VOIP (voice over IP) calls. The EFF says it is an issue for the courts to decide.

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