Jul 252009
 July 25, 2009  Posted by  Business, Surveillance, U.S.

The Vermont Public Service Board has dropped its investigation into whether AT&T and Verizon shared Vermont residents’ telephone calling records with the National Security Agency (NSA).

The Board said it was dropping the probe in light of the fact that the FISA Amendments Act passed in 2008 by Congress gave the companies immunity against any legal complaints that might arise from any such sharing of information.

Read more of this AP story on Fox44. The Rutland Herald also provides coverage.

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