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Secretive FISA court sides with Yahoo over disclosure of 2008 PRISM case

All Things D Contributor

In 2008, lawyers for Web company Yahoo sought to to avoid becoming part of the National Security Agency’s PRISM surveillance program by fighting it in a case before the secretive U.S. Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court.

Yesterday, that court ruled that it would unseal documents related to the case so Yahoo could prove that it objected to participating in the notorious PRISM program, disclosed last month by former NSA employee Edward Snowden and later confirmed by the U.S. government.

Full Story: Secretive FISA Court Sides With Yahoo Over Disclosure of 2008 PRISM Case