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Judge throws out ‘state secrets’ claim, allowing lawsuit against NSA to continue

09.07.2013 01:53

The Obama administration will not be allowed to terminate a lawsuit by asserting that a civil argument would risk exposing national secrets, a federal judge ruled Monday in what has already been called an important advance for civil liberties advocates.

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Anonymous user 17.07.2013 09:59

It is silly that they talk about courageous victory when a judge stalls. Fear of judges?

Anonymous user 12.07.2013 08:23

"a huge victory...". It may also be interpreted as "with LIBERTY and JUSTICE for ALL"

Anonymous user 12.07.2013 06:48

It´s great being able to write "would like to blow NSA up with C4" and not get arrested for it :-)

Anonymous user 11.07.2013 10:46

There is no such things as "secrets" if it's out in the cyberworld as we've been told.
Hypocrites .

Anonymous user 11.07.2013 09:56

@ 05:55,
You are referring to Russians teaching Americans to speak English, and abandon Pidgin.

Anonymous user 11.07.2013 05:55

On russian public tv, April 25 2013, Putin called for: 'US-Russia Intelligence Sharing'.

Anonymous user 11.07.2013 05:54

April 7 2011, Igor Shchegolev said:'Russia will not ban Skype, gmail, hotmail, despiteFSB concerns'.

Anonymous user 11.07.2013 05:46

lefties belch: 'unconstitutional warrantless-wiretapp ing'! but, no successful lawsuits, none. hummm

Anonymous user 11.07.2013 05:42

Snowden is charged with theft and unlawful communication; Manning-aiding the enemy; Assange-
rape.

Anonymous user 11.07.2013 05:41

lefties are corrupt! they imagine corruption everywhere. lock-up the lefties.

Anonymous user 11.07.2013 05:40

The fugitive ripped-off some no-no data from NSA; then, pretends the info'll save the 'world'. LOL

Anonymous user 11.07.2013 05:39

No rulings anywhere that supports Snowden's claim of 'unconstitutional warrantless-wiretapp ing'.

Anonymous user 11.07.2013 05:27

04:33 nah, it's dead:
1) tie it up in court indefinitely
2) only delay the end of the case

Anonymous user 11.07.2013 04:33

So will this lawsuit go thru?

 

James Lonon 11.07.2013 04:04

Proof that Eric Snowdon revealed no information that wasn't already known and a matter before the courts. Forget asylum Mr. Snowdon, force the authorities to prove their meritless charges.

Anonymous user 10.07.2013 20:26

I tried sending emails to Bolivia and Venezuela gov too, they are blocked by big brother....shame!

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