- Nov 30 — Today: Deadline for the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) to provide its initial release of documents to the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) honoring EFF's Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request. The documents concern ODNI's "communications with telecommunications carriers and members of Congress regarding pending legislation that would amend the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act ('FISA')." [PDF of court order]
Put more simply, EFF wants to know of any government discussions of retroactive immunity for companies such as AT&T that illegally allowed the government wholesale access to our communications. Declan McCullagh discusses the background of the case.
- Dec 09 — Sun: According to the AP, "The U.S. military said Thursday it would submit evidence to the Iraqi judiciary system on Dec. 9 against Associated Press photographer Bilal Hussein, who has been held in U.S. custody for more than 19 months." (See "Outrage of the Day")
"The move would be the first legal step in initiating formal charges against Hussein, who was seized in Ramadi on April 12, 2006."
- Dec 10 — Mon: The deadline for ODNI to provide EFF with "a final release of all responsive, non-exempt documents."
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