[Seth-Trips] Hepting v. AT&T hearing, Friday, June 23

Seth David Schoen schoen at loyalty.org
Fri Jun 23 02:03:29 BST 2006


EFF and Government Face Off Over 'State Secrets' in San Francisco

Friday Hearing Over Motions to Dismiss AT&T Surveillance Case

San Francisco - On Friday, June 23, at 9:30 a.m., a federal judge in San
Francisco will hear oral arguments on the U.S. government's motion to
dismiss the Electronic Frontier Foundation's (EFF's) class-action
lawsuit against AT&T.

EFF's suit accuses the telecom giant of collaborating with the National
Security Agency (NSA) in illegal spying on millions of ordinary
Americans. The government contends that even if the NSA program is
illegal, the lawsuit should not go forward because it might expose state

The judge will also consider AT&T's motions to dismiss the case in
Friday's hearing. Additionally, he will hear requests from media
organizations to intervene and unseal critical evidence filed in the

For more information about attending the hearing, please contact
press at eff.org.

Hepting v. AT&T

June 23, 9:30 a.m.

450 Golden Gate Ave., Courtroom 6
San Francisco, CA 94102

For more on EFF's case against AT&T:

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