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DOJ Says Public Has No Right To Know About The Secret Laws The Feds Use To Spy On Us

Tech Dirt: o, we were just discussing the insanity of the FISA court (FISC) basically acting as a shadow Supreme Court, making broad rulings in total secrecy that have created a secret body of law that the public is not allowed to know about. Given increasing revelations about these shadow laws, the ACLU and other public interest groups are trying, yet again, to get access to some of these key rulings. All along, they've been extremely careful to note that they're not asking FISC to reveal specific foreign intelligence issues, operations or targets: merely the parts of the rulings that identify what the law is -- i.e., how it's being interpreted by the courts. Because that seems rather fundamental to a functioning democracy.

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adorie2632d ago

DoJ has no right to exist.

SnakeCQC2632d ago

they really don't seem to understand their namesake

fatstarr2632d ago

Lmao dont trust your governments.