Press Coverage

‘John Doe’ Who Fought FBI Spying Freed From Gag Order After 6 Years

Wired Magazine

By Kim Zetter
The owner of an internet service provider who mounted a high-profile court challenge to a secret FBI records demand has finally been partially released from a 6-year-old gag order that forced him to keep... more

ACLU's archive of court filings regarding the Doe v. Ashcroft / Doe v. Holder case, 2004-2010

heavily redacted document In 2004, the ACLU filed a lawsuit challenging the FBI's authority to demand records through NSLs and to gag NSL recipients. The suit — the first of its kind — was brought on behalf of a John Doe Internet Service... more

My National Security Letter Gag Order

published Friday, March 23, 2007 in
The Washington Post

It is the policy of The Washington Post not to publish anonymous pieces. In this case, an exception has been made because the author -- who would have preferred to be named -- is legally prohibited from disclosing his or her identity in connection with receipt of a national security letter. The Post confirmed the legitimacy... more