WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department says it is declassifying portions of some secret court orders concerning the government's authority to seize records under the Patriot Act.
The department revealed its decision to declassify the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court opinions in a filing with the federal court in the Northern District of California. The government says it will provide hundreds of pages of documents to the Electronic Frontier Foundation, an Internet civil liberties group that had filed a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit.
The release of the records is being made in response to an order issued by a judge in California.
The Electronic Frontier Foundation is seeking documents about the government's interpretation and use of Section 215 of the Patriot Act, which allows the government to seize a wide range of documents.
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