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Secret Court: FBI Warrantless Searches Were Illegal

Accepted submission by Anonymous Coward at 2019-10-09 03:45:50
Digital Liberty

It was kept secret for a year, but the FBI’s backdoor searches of NSA dragnets for Americans’ info were the subject of a big court fight the government lost. [] On one day in 2017 alone, FBI warrantlessly searched 6800 times using Social Security Numbers.

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