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ACLU success against FBI abuse of power

10 Aug

Just saw this article from the ACLU about one of the tactics the FBI has been using to secretly get information. These National Security LEtters apparently also frequently come with a gag order that prevents the person from being legally allowed to talk about the fact that the FBI is demanding whatever records from them.  The current administration is apparently trying to expand the authority of the FBI to be able to get information without oversight or probable cause.

Here is the article about one success story fighting the National Security LEtters.