Wired News: Judge Halts NSA Snooping A federal judge ruled Thursday that the government’s warrantless wiretapping program is unconstitutional and ordered an immediate halt to it.
Think they will really shut this down? Want to bet?
Expect at the very least they (NSA and the Administration) will drag their feet as long as possible. The next act will be to report the program shut down, and continue operation under a different name.
The government argued that the program is well within the president’s authority, but said proving that would require revealing state secrets.