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Rogue FBI Letters Hint at Phone Companies' Own Data Mining Programs

An FBI office under criminal investigation for sending emergency phone record requests to phone companies that included knowingly false statement also included requests for the phone companies to identify the "community of interest" for the targeted phone numbers, according to documents acquired through a government sunshine lawsuit...

See the original letters in this document (.pdf), acquired by the Electronic Frontier Foundation through a government sunshine request.

Monday, September 10, 2007
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