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Lawsuits May Illuminate Methods of Spy Program

March 28, 2008

Lawsuits May Illuminate Methods of Spy Program

In 2003, Room 641A of a large telecommunications building in downtown San Francisco was filled with powerful data-mining equipment for a "special job" by the National Security Agency, according to a former AT&T technician...

"If the courts take the position that the state-secrets privilege prevents the case from going forward, I think effectively there'll never be a decision about the legality of the program," said Cindy Cohn, the Electronic Frontier Foundation's legal director. "I think it's tremendously important for that."

Tuesday, August 14, 2007
Washington Post
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