Skip to comments.Federal judge rules surveillance provisions unconstitutional
Posted on 03/15/2013 7:03:52 PM PDT by Redcitizen
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A federal judge has ruled unconstitutional national security provisions that permit federal investigators to access customer information from some companies without court approval. The provisions "suffer from significant constitutional infirmities," and violate the First Amendment and separation of powers, Judge Susan Illston of the District Court for the Northern District of California wrote in an order on Thursday. The judge's decision stems from a "National Security Letter" that the Federal Bureau of Investigation issued to an unnamed telecommunications company, according to the Electronic Frontier Foundation.
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Obama has 4 years to appoint judicial fascists to the federal court to take of this.
This judge is in California which will allow the appeal to go through ..... yes, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals which will immediately reverse it.
Yikes. What exactly is a national security “provision”?
The FBI WILL find a way around the ruling.
Im sure the FBI can go to the NSA for the needed info.
They can just ignore it like the NLRB did. Tyrants don’t need to follow court rulings unless it benefits them.
I’m sure they won’t tell us because its “classified.”
We’ll be seeing Judge Susan Illston’s every parking ticket and late-paid bill suddenly posted online shortly.