'without limit'. According to the Union of Concerned Scientists this
includes snooping into sexual orientation, mental & physical health
as well as credit history and 'personality conflict'. 28 senior NASA
scientists and engineers, including Mars Rover team members, refused to
sign by the deadline and are now subject to being fired despite a
decade or more of exemplary service. None of them even work on anything
classified or defense related. They are suing the government and documenting their fight for their jobs and right to personal privacy."
Opening Brief and Responses filed
Below are the briefs filed thus far in the matter that will be argued
at the ninth circuit of appeals court in Pasadena at 9:30 on Dec. 5.
- On October 26, the plaintiffs filed an opening brief in their appeal to the
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.
- On November 8, the federal defendants' response and
Caltech defendants' response
- On November 15, the appellants' reply brief
was filed. In the meantime, a
letter to Caltech colleagues has
also been distributed.