Look what I missed
I've been so busy lately and have fallen so far behind in my e-mail that I missed this story entirely until today[thanks — not that I missed it but that I finally saw it — to Dave Farber's IP list]:
Judge Strikes Down Section of Patriot Act
A federal judge struck down an important surveillance provision of the antiterrorism legislation known as the USA Patriot Act yesterday, ruling that it broadly violated the Constitution by giving the federal authorities unchecked powers to obtain private information.
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