Feds, AT&T urge for dismissal of wiretap trial

Wednesday, 14 March 2007, 12:09 AM EST

The federal government is urging an appeals court to dismiss a lawsuit challenging President Bush's domestic eavesdropping program, warning that disclosure of such activities could compromise national security.

"The suit's very subject matter - including the relationship, if any, between AT&T and the government in connection with the secret intelligence activities alleged by plaintiffs - is a state secret," the Justice Department argued in court papers.

At the E-Commerce Times.

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