FISA Court Issues Public Opinion on NSA Wiretapping

The ACLU announces:

The Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court (FISC) announced today that it will not make public orders and legal papers pertaining to the scope of the government's authority to engage in the secret wiretapping of Americans.

This is only the third time the FISC has issued an opinion publicly and the first time it has ruled on a substantive motion made by any party other than the government.

Here's today's FISA Court opinion and an AP article discussing it.

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    you know, the founding (none / 0) (#1)
    by cpinva on Wed Dec 12, 2007 at 12:37:21 AM EST
    fathers must be twisting in their graves. this is exactly the kind of secret courts they rebelled against.

    to badly paraphrase one of them (franklin, i think), "those who would willingly give up freedom for security deserve neither."