Friday, June 11, 2004

The Day the Constitution Died?

"The Day the Constitution Died": Molly Ivins on the torture memos that Ashcroft has refused to give to the Judiciary Committe.

The memo is posted here:

A note of hope: Federal Election Assistance Commission wants electronic voting machine source code disclosed.

In a case testing a provision of the Patriot Act that makes it a crime to provide expert advice or assistance to terrorists, an Idaho jury acquitted a Saudi graduate student on charges that he used his computer expertise to help Muslim terrorists raise money and recruit followers. Attorneys for the Ph.D. candidate in computer science said that he had little to do with the creation of the material posted and that the material was protected by the First Amendment right to freedom of expression and not designed to raise money or recruit extremists.


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