Verizon may have admitted it gives out customer info without warrants, but AT&T and Qwest both refused to give Congress any information on their participation in the government’s wire-tapping activities, saying they needed permission from Bush administration first. [Reuters]

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  1. Jaysyn was banned for: http://consumerist.com/5032912/the-subprime-meltdown-will-be-nothing-compared-to-the-prime-meltdown#c7042646 says:

    Ball’s in your court Congress. Let’s see if you’ve got a pair.

  2. rhombopteryx says:

    “Oh, and P.S., can we pretty-please get some immunity from suit for all those wire-tappings we just refused to tell you about?”

    Gotta work on that timing.

  3. Buran says:

    You don’t just ignore Congressional subpoenas. It’s called criminal contempt of Congress.

    Let’s start throwing these people in JAIL.