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 November 13, 2014  Court, Surveillance, U.S.

Matt Sledge reports:

The U.S. government has admitted that it made a significant courtroom mistake in arguments over a controversial surveillance technique.

The Justice Department claimed in court last month that companies receiving FBI letters demanding business records can reveal those requests even in the face of gag orders. But in a Nov. 6 letter made public Thursday, the government acknowledged that lawyer Douglas Letter made “an inadvertent misstatement.”

Read more on Huffington Post.

Thanks to Joe Cadillic for this link.

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