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House Declines To Vote On Telecom Immunity 341

Posted by Soulskill
from the ain't-over-till-it's-over dept.
freedom_india alerts us to news that the House of Representatives declined to bring the surveillance reform bill to vote, prompting House Republicans to walk out in the middle of a session. The bill, recently passed by the Senate, includes retroactive immunity for the telecommunications companies who assisted with illegal domestic wiretaps. The walk-out comes after a proposal was shot down on Wednesday that would have extended the current legislation for another three weeks.
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House Declines To Vote On Telecom Immunity

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