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Terrorism / Spy Court / Privacy Rights #708690

CNN Evening News for Friday, Aug 23, 2002
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(Studio: Aaron Brown) Report introduced.

(Washington: David Ensor) The ruling by the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court††, which monitors spying within the US, that Attorney General John Ashcroft & his department are going too far in wiretapping Americans examined. [ACLU assistant director Gregory NOJEIM†- says he was astounded by the court's rebuke of the Justice Department; notes the stakes are high.] [Former NSA general counsel Stewart BAKER†- says this is a butting of heads between the court & the administration over the wall between law enforcement & the wall on intelligence surveillance.] How the US Patriot Act has changed the rules mentioned.

Brown, Aaron;
Ensor, David

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