FBI Confirms More Privacy Abuses in National Security Letters
The AP reports:
The FBI acknowledged Wednesday it improperly accessed Americans' telephone records, credit reports and Internet traffic in 2006, the fourth straight year of privacy abuses resulting from investigations aimed at tracking terrorists and spies.
....[The breach was] caused, in part, by banks, telecommunication companies and other private businesses giving the FBI more personal client data than was requested.
Details will be forthcoming in a report by the Justice Department Inspector General. [More...]
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