Dan Levine reports:
A U.S. appeals court is set to hear arguments on Wednesday on whether the Federal Bureau of Investigation can force Internet and telecommunications firms to turn over customer records without revealing the government’s demands.
A lower court judge in San Francisco previously ruled such gag orders were unconstitutional in a lawsuit filed by an undisclosed telecom company. The government’s appeal of that decision will be heard by the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.
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