federal court strikes down warrantless wiretapping

Finally some good news!

A federal judge ruled Thursday that the government’s warrantless wiretapping program is unconstitutional and ordered an immediate halt to it.

U.S. District Judge Anna Diggs Taylor in Detroit became the first judge to strike down the National Security Agency’s program, which she says violates the rights to free speech and privacy.

More information and a detailed analysis available from Glenn Greenwald. Let’s hope this sticks!