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Submission + - Supreme Court Disallows FISA Challenges (newser.com) 1

ThatsNotPudding writes: In a not too suprising example of judicial abdication in favor of the surveillance state, the US Supreme court rejected pleas to allow any challenges to the wiretapping law *unless* someone can prove they've been tapped by the Federales.
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Supreme Court Disallows FISA Challenges

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