Judge: NSA case can proceed

Friday, 21 July 2006, 10:59 AM EST

In a landmark ruling Thursday, a federal judge forcefully refused to dismiss a civil liberties group's lawsuit against AT&T for its alleged complicity in widespread warrantless government surveillance, despite the government's argument that the suit could reveal state secrets - a rarely used claim that nearly always terminates a lawsuit.

At Wired.

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