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Thursday, September 30, 2004

Judge Strikes Down Section of Patriot Act Allowing Secret Subpoenas of Internet Data

By JULIA PRESTON
New York Times

A federal judge struck down an important surveillance provision of the antiterrorism legislation known as the USA Patriot Act yesterday, ruling that it broadly violated the Constitution by giving the federal authorities unchecked powers to obtain private information.
I love it when The Man gets taken down a notch.

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