Yahoo Wins Bid To Unseal Secret Court Spying Challenge

Law360, New York (July 16, 2013, 3:36 PM EDT) -- A secret surveillance court judge on Monday paved the way for the public release of sealed documents related to Yahoo Inc.’s unsuccessful 2008 challenge to the government’s demands for user data by ordering federal officials to perform a declassification review of the materials.

In a rare public order, U.S. Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court Chief Judge Reggie B. Walton granted Yahoo’s request to unseal the parties’ arguments and the court’s decision from a 2008 case in which the company unsuccessfully disputed the constitutionally of directives issued under...
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