Fiscally nuts. Socially insane.

Tuesday, December 18, 2007

Telecom Immunity Provision

Also called the domestic surveillance program, some companies like AT&T and Verizon complied with administration requests for phone numbers in its pursuit of leads. Those companies now face up about 40 lawsuits for privacy invasion and other matters.

...Harry Reid pulled the update to the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act off the chamber floor late Monday [with an immunity provision]...

Good. Let them get sued. This was one of the worst violations of civil rights in U.S. history. I don't blame the large, angry mob of violated people suing. Maybe AT&T should have read their own contract. It's under "privacy policy," geniuses.

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