Verizon Communications and the U.S. Dept. of Justice are seeking to have the lawsuit alleging Verizon gave the government customer data as part of domestic spying efforts overturned. With a key White House official having admitted the complicity of telcos in the program, defense tactics have now predictably progressed toward suggesting concern for national security overrides all else.
Others say such lawsuits should now have a clearer path to proceed because of the official's admission.
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