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October 11 2011

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The government's request included the email addresses of people Mr. Appelbaum corresponded with the past two years, but not the full emails.

Both Google and Sonic pressed for the right to inform Mr. Appelbaum of the secret court orders, according to people familiar with the investigation. Google declined to comment. Mr. Appelbaum, 28 years old, hasn't been charged with wrongdoing.

The court clashes in the WikiLeaks case provide a rare public window into the growing debate over a federal law that lets the government secretly obtain information from people's email and cellphones without a search warrant. Several court decisions have questioned whether the law, the Electronic Communications Privacy Act, violates the U.S. Constitution's Fourth Amendment protections against unreasonable searches and seizures.

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Court Order Seeks Email Data of WikiLeaks Volunteer Jacob Appelbaum - WSJ.com
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October 10 2011

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Democracy Now! 2011-10-10 Monday

  • Headlines for October 10, 2011
  • "Chaos and Bloodshed": 25 Die in Cairo as Egyptian Military Attacks Coptic Christian Protesters
  • Occupy Wall Street Spreads: 32 Arrested in Iowa; Right-Wing Editor Infiltrates D.C. Anti-Drone Protest
  • Occupy Wall Street Emerges as “First Populist Movement” on the Left Since the 1930s
  • America’s Longest War: New Study Examines Demographics of U.S. Casualties in Afghanistan
  • Nobel Peace Winner Tawakkul Karman on Yemen and the U.S. War on Terror

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