National Security Letters – UNCONSTITUTIONAL

There’s hope! Perhaps there will be no more National Security Letters honored. Within 90 days there will be an answer from the US appeals court.

https://www.eff.org/press/releases/national-security-letters-are-unconstitutional-federal-judge-rules
National Security Letters Are Unconstitutional, Federal Judge Rules
Court Finds NSL Statutes Violate First Amendment and Separation of Powers

In today’s ruling, the court held that the gag order provisions of the statute violate the First Amendment and that the review procedures violate separation of powers. Because those provisions were not separable from the rest of the statute, the court declared the entire statute unconstitutional.

You can read the entire ruling at the link below.
https://www.eff.org/document/nsl-ruling-march-14-2013

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