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Short Take: Navy appeals in AOL privacy case

The Navy has filed a notice that it intends to appeal a U.S. District Court judge's decision to bar it from discharging sailor Timothy McVeigh for allegedly violating its "don't ask, don't tell" policy on homosexuals, sources said. McVeigh was ordered discharged after America Online identified him to the Navy. The Navy said at the time of the decision that it would appeal.

The Navy has filed a notice that it intends to appeal a U.S. District Court judge's decision to bar it from discharging sailor Timothy McVeigh for allegedly violating its "don't ask, don't tell" policy on homosexuals, sources said. McVeigh was ordered discharged after America Online identified him to the Navy. The Navy said at the time of the decision that it would appeal.