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Friday, June 5, 2009

Warrantless Wiretapping Lawsuits Dismissed

YAY!!!


San Francisco - A federal judge today dismissed dozens of lawsuits over illegal domestic surveillance of American citizens, ruling that telecommunications companies had immunity from liability under the controversial FISA Amendments Act (FISAAA). The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) and the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) California and Illinois affiliates are planning to appeal the decision to the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, arguing that FISAAA is unconstitutional.

Hat Tip: Tech Dirt


Commentary

I daresay that there is much wailing and gnashing of teeth in the Liberal and Liberaltarian sectors.

I, along with my patriotic friends, am celebrating this victory against the attempted deconstruction of our society using lawfare.

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