Monday, June 25, 2007

Librarians Describe Life Under An FBI Gag Order

"After the ACLU took on the case and it went to court in Bridgeport, the librarians were not allowed to attend their own hearing. Instead, they had to watch it on closed circuit TV from a locked courtroom in Hartford, 60 miles away. "Our presence in the courtroom was declared a threat to national security," Chase said."

Threat Level - Wired Blogs

The Patriot Act - keeping librarians shut up since 2001.

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