- ... "The ruling is not only a victory for the American Muslim community... " said Dawud Walid, executive director of the Council on American-Islamic Relations for Michigan, which joined the ACLU as a plaintiff in the lawsuit ...[that] was filed on behalf of scholars, lawyers, journalists and non-profit groups that communicate with people in the Middle East and believe their phone calls and emails were being intercepted by the US secret service...
- ...Bush authorised the wiretaps in secret after the September 11, 2001, terror attacks on the US, but the covert program became public when it was revealed by the US media [NY Times] last year. The program allows the Government to eavesdrop on the international phone calls and emails of US citizens without obtaining a warrant, if the wiretaps are meant to track suspected al-Qa'ida agents.
Source: Reuters, The Times. Bush ordered to halt tapping Correspondents in Detroit ..., August 19, 2006.
Это - выше - было продолжение к ранее здесь запосченному сообщению: "Судья в Детройте, флаг Хезболы там же и стрельба в Сиэтле".