Yahoo fought the NSA Prism program as unconstitutional, FISA court turned them down

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  1. oragator1
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    Anyone else appreciate the irony of a secret court upholding a secret program that collects information on unsuspecting citizens constitutional?

    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/art...gram-lost-forced-secret-court-join-PRISM.html
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    Great find. Great for Yahoo. Very scary for anyone who values their rights.
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    Didn't the ruling that this was unconstitutional come earlier this year? That is from 2008.

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    I think there is a high probability that everything done was done legally. But it is time to take back the blank check and tear it up.
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    The ruling was not to deny this surveillance - just that they could not compel nondisclosure of the surveillance from the providers.

    A ruling to prevent this blanket invasion of our privacy is long overdue... time to tear up the blank check as MOI rightly notes.

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