Thursday, February 07, 2019
A federal appeals court recently heard oral arguments in my lawsuit against former Attorney General Eric Holder, unnamed "John Doe" federal agents at the FBI and Justice Department, and others. At issue are the intrusions into my computers while I worked as an investigative reporter for CBS News, revealed by multiple forensic investigations showing use of proprietary government surveillance programs.
It was clear early on that the Justice Department was not interested in investigating or prosecuting its own. So I began the search to find the facts about the invasion into my computers and life. That morphed into a lawsuit for damages, because that's what the law sets out as the legal remedy.
What's been most striking to me in this process is just how one-sided the rules are when Americans take on their own government...
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