Appeals court okays continuing NSA surveillance program

Thursday, 5 October 2006, 12:54 AM EST

A National Security Agency (NSA) wiretapping program can continue while President George Bush's administration appeals a ruling by a Michigan judge who said the program was illegal.

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, in an order released Wednesday, said the Bush administration successfully argued that the program would be irreparably harmed if it were shut down pending the government's appeal of the earlier ruling.

At Computerworld.

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