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International Clapper

November 4th, 2012

I think the case will end up a 6 to 3 on Clappers side. The point of the FFA is to try to find information on out of the country acts. They try to find information that could help us with terrorist  acts. It was on accident that the FFA got some private information.  Amnesty International has no proof of the government trying to wiretap them.  If they could come forth with some proof of wiretapping then it would be a different story. In other cases, the petitioner has no proof of wiretapping. I also think that they were not injured. The  organizations that Amnesty International talk to relate to targets that US officials look out for. Amnesty said that they lost money in this because they help back costs in order to keep everything a secret.
Standing Sue) I do not think the court is acting properly if the president  has to decide. The courts jobs are to decide this matter, not the president. I think there needs to be more rules even stricter rules on this matter. The president should not decide but the cases should.
Secret Court) I think the secret court is neccessary because if held in normal court, it would be open to public which would make the whole thing a waste. There are also other concerns to take unto the court. The whole wiretapping would be pointless if held in “under the sunlight”.