ACLU, EFF Jump into Wikileaks Case | Talking Points Memo

Wikileaks just got some legal backup.

The ACLU and Electronic Frontier Foundation filed a motion last night to intervene in the case. The two groups are seeking to roll back a federal California judge’s sweeping order earlier this month that blocked access to The order came as a result of a Swiss bank’s complaint that the site was distributing confidential documents that allegedly show shell accounts used to hide assets.

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