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Here's The Judge's Order Banning The FBI's Secret Requests For Companies' User Data

March 19, 2013

“This is a major victory for our client,” says Matthew Zimmermann, an attorney with the EFF who represented the unnamed firm. “People understand the instinctive problem with a statute like [the Patriot Act's 2709], that cuts out the judiciary and allows the FBI to decide who gets investigated, and then gags the recipient so they can’t speak out about it. I think this decision is a major recognition by a federal a district court judge that our concerns were correct.”

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