Group Loses Bid To Speed Up DOJ's Email Spying Disclosure

Law360, New York (February 13, 2014, 9:25 PM EST) -- A D.C. federal judge rejected a privacy group’s bid to force the U.S. Department of Justice to immediately disclose information about its bulk collection of Internet communications metadata, saying Tuesday there is no evidence the government is “intentionally dragging its feet.”

The Electronic Information Privacy Center had asked the court to issue a preliminary injunction compelling the DOJ to immediately process the center's Freedom of Information Act request for copies of semiannual statistical reports on the use of pen registers and trap-and-trace devices to collect metadata...
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