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Telecoms and Bush Administration Talked About Keeping Their Surveillance Program Under Wraps.

"One court declaration, for example, confirms the existence of notes showing that a telecom representative called an Office of Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) lawyer last ...

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War and Workers' Rights Highlight U.S. May Day Celebrations!

Workers around the globe today are celebrating International Labor Day, better known as May Day, to make it clear they want to live in a world where people live in peace and prospe...

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The FISA Amendments Act: Protecting Our Country and Civil Liberties!

"On Friday, the House of Representatives adopted H.R. 3733, the FISA Amendments Act. This carefully crafted legislation gives our intelligence agencies all the tools they need to p...

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New Telecom Whistleblower!

"Three powerful House Commerce Committee Chairmen strongly urged their colleagues Thursday to defer acting on requests for retroactive immunity and to demand more information from ...

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FISA: Setting the Record Straight on the White House

"As the House of Representatives takes the time it needs to negotiate a bill to amend the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA), the White House has launched a public assaul...

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AT$T Whistleblower Wins Pioneer Award!

Mark Klein is a retired AT&T telecommunications technician who blew the whistle on the government's warrantless surveillance program. When news reports of the illegal spying surfac...

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Bush Fear Mongering Over Telecom Immunity!

Finally, the House of Representatives has stood up to President Bush's fear-mongering. This week, the Bush White House tried to bully the House of Representatives on an important b...

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Senate Approves Surveillance Measure!

"The Senate approved granting legal immunity to telecom companies alleged to have helped the government's warrantless spy program, a victory for the White House. What's Next...

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US Senate Democrats Give Bush Telecoms Immunity!

"After all, if the government need not bother with court orders to spy on Americans as part of its 9/11 Terrorist Surveillance Program, why should telecom companies have to respect...

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House Committee Leaders Unite to Oppose Immunity for Telecoms!

Washington, D.C. - Today, a formidable trio of House Committee Chairmen sent a stern letter to their colleagues urging them to oppose immunity for phone companies that assisted in ...

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