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EFF's Challenge Of NSL Gag Orders Reaches The Ninth Circuit Court Of Appeals

In a rather quick turnaround, the EFF has had its brief [PDF] it filed under seal in September unsealed by the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. The brief challenges the FBI's use of gag orders with its National Security Letters -- the administrative subpoenas the FBI issues to recipients without having to run them by a judge. Unfortunately, the brief has been heavily redacted and both the appellee and appellant remain undisclosed.
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