From First Amendment Coalition: A year or two from now, when investigators have taken stock of all the revelations in the NSA records released by Edward Snowden, the verdict is likely to be that the exposed NSA surveillance activities were NOT unlawful.
Read More… from Peter Scheer: NSA may have adhered to legal rules, but legal rules can’t keep up with changes in surveillance technology
From First Amendment Coalition:
In a big victory for open government, a Superior Court judge in San Jose has ruled that the state’s Public Records Act applies to government officials’ emails and texts about government business–EVEN IF those messages are sent or received using the officials’ private email or text accounts, rather than accounts belonging to the government.
Read More… from Peter Scheer: Judge plugs “private email” loophole in CA public records law