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  •  Qwest, the telco that stood up to Bush and Cheney (1+ / 0-)
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    Angie in WA State

    … about FISA court oversight, and whose CEO then just coincidentally ended up being charged with insider trading?

    . . . [F]ormer Qwest CEO Joseph P. Nacchio (convicted of insider trading) "said the NSA approached Qwest more than six months before the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks … [suggesting] that the Bush administration was seeking to enlist telecommunications firms in programs without court oversight before the terrorist attacks on New York and the Pentagon." Qwest, by the way, declined to play, unlike other telecoms.

    The Dutch kids' chorus Kinderen voor Kinderen wishes all the world's children freedom from hunger, ignorance, and war.

    by lotlizard on Sun Jan 22, 2012 at 10:27:44 AM PST

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