George Jenkins writes:
Just when you think that the surveillance news can’t get any more bizarre, along comes this item. The Electronic Frontier foundation (EFF) will argue in a Federal court today at 2:00 pm for an American seeking to to proceed with a lawsuit against the Ethiopian government. Lawyers in the United States representing the Ethiopian government want the case dismissed and claim:
“… that foreign governments have a right wiretap Americans inside their own homes without court oversight, a right that not even the U.S. government claims for itself.”
The plaintiff, an American, uses the pseudonym “Mr. Kidane” to protect his family in the United States and in Ethiopia.
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