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Librarian who received a “National Security Letter” testifies before the Senate

Warning against government secrecy, by Andrew Miga, Associated Press, April 11, 2007.

A Connecticut librarian who fended off an FBI demand for computer records on patrons said Wednesday the government’s secret anti-terrorism investigations strip away personal freedoms.

“Terrorists win when the fear of them induces us to destroy the rights that make us free,” George Christian told a Senate panel.

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