James Harrison: never met him, but I'm pretty sure I'd like him
John Gilmore, co-founder of the Electronic Frontier Foundation, doesn't fly any more, but not for lack of trying; he simply refuses to show ID. He's challenging the secret law that requires such ID to be shown. Earlier this week, the government asked that arguments in the case to be kept secret. James Harrison is Gilmore's lawyer and had this to say:
We're dealing with the government's review of a secret law that now they want a secret judicial review for. This administration's use of a secret law is more dangerous to the security of the nation than any external threat....
How are people supposed to follow laws if they don't know what they are?
[Via Dave Farber's IP list.]
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