Five of Thousands: Requests FISA Court Rejected

fisa_bar_graph.gif This is what the supporters of retroactive immunity think wasn’t sufficient: EPIC compiled a table of FISA Court cases. From 1979 through 2006, FISC heard thousands of cases and rejected only 5.

Retroactive immunity isn’t about protecting telcos: it’s about hoovering up everything, and it’s about a completely unconstrained “unitary executive”.