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Judge's ruling bars warrantless wiretaps

Contends program intrudes on rights

By Charlie Savage
Globe Staff / August 18, 2006

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WASHINGTON -- A federal district judge yesterday ruled that President Bush's warrantless wiretapping program is illegal and ordered the National Security Agency to shut it down, issuing a sweeping rebuke of the once-secret domestic-surveillance effort the White House authorized following the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. (Full article: 1094 words)

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