Telco immunity decision looms

The Senate Judiciary Committee reportedly is finally considering the telco immunity provision as part of new surveillance legislation, with a committee vote likely sometime today. This news comes about a week after it first looked like the committee was ready to decide about telco immunity. Meanwhile, a version of the surveillance bill that doesn't offer telco immunity could make a second run toward a House of Representatives vote today.

For more:
- read this Associated Press story
- see this Electronic Frontier Foundation posting

Related articles:
- Whistleblower Mark Klein recently testified before the Senate committee

 

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