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    • Getzel
    • 12.05.10 | 00:09 (IDT)

    "A National Security Letter (NSL) is a form of administrative subpoena used by the United States Federal Bureau of Investigation and reportedly by other U.S. Government Agencies including the Central Intelligence Agency and the Department of Defense. It is a demand letter issued to a particular entity or organization to turn over various record and data pertaining to individuals. They require no probable cause or judicial oversight. They also contain a gag order, preventing the recipient of the letter from disclosing that the letter was ever issued. The gag order was ruled UNCONSTITUTIONAL as an infringement of free speech" - Wikipedia en.wikipedia.org/wiki/National_Security_Letter The US security services cannot impose a gag order on their own, since this is "unconstitutional". Such a judicial "correction" is not possible in Israel, where there is no constitution. In any case, who would compare non-diclosure of an actual arrest (leading to the "disappearance" of a pesron), non-disclosure of the order to provide information (i.e., to hide the fact that a national security investigation is being conducted)? "Disappearnces" only happen under authoritarian rule, and in Israel, unfortunately. I would have been ashamed to repeat your nobsense, but you apparently believe you hit pay dirt and keep repeating it. It's only dirt, no pay.

    from the article: A Special Place in Hell / If the secret police ran a Jewish state
    First published 14:44 10.05.10 | Last updated 16:53 10.05.10
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