ABA Asks NSA To Explain Attorney-Client Privilege Policies

Law360, New York (February 21, 2014, 3:25 PM EST) -- Concerned about alleged spying on a U.S. law firm, the American Bar Association on Thursday asked the National Security Agency to clarify how it protects attorney-client privileged information that it intercepts.

The New York Times recently reported that a document leaked by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden indicated that the agency’s Australian counterpart had monitored communications between Indonesian officials and an American law firm the officials had hired to represent their government in a trade dispute with the U.S., and that the Australian agency had offered...
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