Aug 022010
 August 2, 2010  Posted by  Court, Featured News, Surveillance, U.S.

Maria Dinzeo reports:

The Center for Constitutional Rights has asked a federal judge to order the government to destroy or quarantine all surveillance records from the National Security Agency’s warrantless wiretapping program. “It requires little imagination to see the continued risk of harm posed by the profoundly intrusive surveillance the NSA carried out with abandon for at least five years,” the center claims.

The nonprofit legal advocacy group says its lawyers “have every right to believe that attorney-client communications have been intercepted by the program,” and its staffers have had to forego or delay communicating with certain clients to evade government eavesdropping.

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Related: Plaintiffs’ Memorandum in Support of Motion for Summary Judgment and in Opposition to Defendants’ Motion to Dismiss (pdf)

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