MCLU to Court: Keep Maine Lawsuit in Maine
PORTLAND, ME — Today the Maine Civil Liberties Union formally opposed a court order to transfer a high profile Maine telecom case to California. The federal government has sued Maine Public Utilities Commissioners to prevent the PUC from investigating whether Verizon turned over Mainer’s phone records to the National Security Agency.
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