Thursday, December 31, 2009

Certain Secrets Are Not Going To Be Disclosed

Court Sides With Government In Surveillance Case -- Houston Chronicle/AP

NEW YORK — A federal appeals court ruled Wednesday that law professors and attorneys who represent Guantanamo Bay detainees cannot force the government to reveal whether an anti-terrorism program eavesdropped on their conversations.

The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruling supported the findings of a lower court judge in Manhattan who also rejected the attempt to uncloak the warrantless electronic surveillance system's targets.

Read more ....

My Comment: I suspect that the files and transcripts of these discussions must be explosive for the Federal Government to go through all this trouble to make sure that it remains secret.

Maybe in 50 years the truth will come out.

No comments: