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Thursday, November 18, 2004

the arrival of secret law

The Arrival of Secret Law FAS Project on Government Secrecy, Volume 2004, Issue No. 100, November 14, 2004

“That is called ‘sensitive security information.’ She’s not allowed to see it, nor is anyone else,” he said.

Thus, in a qualitatively new development in U.S. governance, Americans can now be obligated to comply with legally-binding regulations that are unknown to them, and that indeed they are forbidden to know.

This is not some dismal Eastern European allegory.

this is not my america.

[via metafilter

posted by roj at 7:51 am