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Forget hackers. Libraries fear that it’s the feds who’ll go after your data

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Forget hackers. Libraries fear that it’s the feds who’ll go after your data

Kahle’s appeal for donations coincided this week with a triumph on another front for the Internet Archive, which announced that the FBI has backed down from a national security letter it sent the archive in August, along with an accompanying gag order, demanding information. The group challenged the gag order and has published the letter.
“People who get them can’t talk about them unless the government says they can,” said Lee Tien, a staff attorney and expert in internet rights at the Foundation.

Friday, December 2, 2016
The News & Observer

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