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Web Site Says Justice Department Demanded It Secretly Turn Over Readers' Information
by Diane Macedo
, FOXNews.com

Indymedia.us says the Department of Justice ordered it to release information on its readers -- then directed the news Web site to keep quiet about the demand.

An independent news Web site says the Department of Justice ordered it to release detailed information on its readers -- then directed the site to keep quiet about the demand.

Kristina Clair, systems administrator for Indymedia.us, said she was shocked when she received a subpoena from U.S. Attorney Tim Morrison in Indianapolis in January demanding the IP address of every person who visited the site on June 25, 2008. She said she was also instructed "not to disclose the existence of

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Added: Nov-13-2009 
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  • Patriot Act

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  • Bush's Patriot Act....check the date.

    Kristina Clair, systems administrator for Indymedia.us, said she was shocked when she received a subpoena from U.S. Attorney Tim Morrison in Indianapolis in January demanding the IP address of every person who visited the site on June 25, 2008.

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  • hey sys-admins ... rm -rf those log files!

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  • look at the libs scramble to deflect any potential blame from Obama. And no, this wasn't the Patriot Act.... obtaining information such as IP addresses would have been done through different channels, minus the grand jury and subpoena.

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  • ...only idiots get their news from Fox.

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  • Hmm, this is very interesting!

    But why one day? Why on that day? Perhaps this is to validate someones alibi in a proceeding?

    Or this is to determine who is drinking the enemy kool-aid.

    Very interesting indeed, thanks for taking the time to post this Hydro.

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