Telephone companies seek retroactive immunity for assisting warrantless wiretapping

September 23, 2007 at 5:44 am | Posted in civil liberties, internet | Leave a comment

Sept. 20, 2007 – The nation’s biggest telecommunications companies, working closely with the White House, have mounted a secretive lobbying campaign to get Congress to quickly approve a measure wiping out all private lawsuits against them for assisting the U.S. intelligence community’s warrantless surveillance programs.

http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/20884696/site/newsweek/

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