Aug 082009
 August 8, 2009  Posted by  Court, Surveillance, U.S.

The New York Times has lost its bid to obtain wiretap information related to former New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer’s involvement in a prostitution ring.

The federal law that permits disclosure of wiretap information on a showing of good cause does not allow disclosure based solely on the news media’s interest in publishing the information, the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled on Friday.


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