US Senate endorses retroactive FISA immunity for warrantless wiretapping

Senate endorses retroactive FISA immunity for warrantless wiretapping: “

The Democratic-controlled Senate handed President Bush a major political victory on Wednesday by voting to derail lawsuits against telecommunications companies that unlawfully opened their networks to the National Security Agency.

Senators voted 69 to 28 for the bill, which would rewrite federal wiretap laws by granting retroactive immunity to telecommunications …

(Via The Iconoclast.)

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