Tag Archive: Wiretaps


FISA Court Rejects Catch-22 Secrecy Argument In FOIA Case

 

 

” In the first publicly known victory by a non-government party before the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court (FISC), the secret court today granted a motion filed by EFF related to an ongoing Freedom of Information Act lawsuit.

The victory today was a modest one. The Court didn’t order disclosure of its opinion; it just made clear, as EFF had argued, that the FISC’s own rules don’t serve as an obstacle to disclosure of the opinion. The FISC also clarified that the executive branch cannot rely on the judiciary to hide its surveillance: the only thing obstructing the opinion from the public’s review is the executive branch’s own claims that it can hide its unconstitutional action behind a veil of classification.”

 

 

Here are the proceedings : U.S. Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court Public Filings

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Obama_Civil_Liberties_Hypocrisy

 

 

 

“A timeline compiled by Buzzfeed compares Obama’s dishonest stance on civil liberties before and after the election.

Also interesting to note is how this Kenyan fraud has a different accent for different audiences — he can sound educated when addressing whites, so they think he is on their level, and he can sound stupid when addressing blacks, so they think he’s on their level.”

 

 

 

HT/IJR

 

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Russia Caught Bomb Suspect On Wiretap

 

 

 

 

” Russian authorities secretly recorded a telephone conversation in 2011 in which one of the Boston bombing suspects vaguely discussed jihad with his mother, officials said Saturday, days after the U.S. government finally received details about the call.

In another conversation, the mother of now-dead bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev was recorded talking to someone in southern Russia who is under FBI investigation in an unrelated case, officials said.

Zubeidat Tsarnaeva has denied that she or her sons were involved in terrorism. She has said she believed her sons have been framed by U.S. authorities.

But Ruslan Tsarni, an uncle of the Tsarnaev brothers and Zubeidat’s former brother-in-law, said Saturday he believes the mother had a “big-time influence” as her older son increasingly embraced his Muslim faith and decided to quit boxing and school.”