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struggle4progress Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Feb-24-07 12:01 AM
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Documents to remain sealed in case against AT&T
Feb. 23, 2007 A federal judge in San Francisco has denied the request of members of the media to unseal documents in the Electronic Frontier Foundation's class action lawsuit against AT&T.

In the lawsuit, the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) is accusing AT&T of collaborating with the National Security Agency in its terrorism-related wiretapping program.

The sealed documents that both EFF and the media want unsealed are a declaration by Mark Klein, a retired AT&T telecommunications technician; several internal AT&T documents; and portions of the declaration from EFF's expert witness. Some of the evidence has been released in redacted form, but some is still completely under seal.

In May, the San Francisco Chronicle, Los Angeles Times, The Associated Press, San Jose Mercury News, Bloomberg News, and USA Today moved to intervene in the lawsuit and unseal the documents ...
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