Judge rules the NSA phone and Internet surveillance unconstitutional

Taylor’s permanent injunction also covers “any other persons or entities in active concert or participation with the program,” which likely includes several of the nation’s largest telecommunications companies, including AT&T. AT&T spokesman Walt Sharp declined to say if the telecom giant would obey the order. “We don’t comment on matters of national security,” he said.

Read this article from WIRED plus commentary from Ars, C|Net (podcast) and from WIRED’s blog. (Need some background info? A history of this story is available from WNM‘s archives.)

Advertisements

Leave a comment

Filed under Privacy, The Politics of New Media

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s