Last summer, there was another avalanche of classified documents detailing abuses by government officials, and it wasn't from WikiLeaks.

Compelled by a lawsuit, the government was recently forced to release files detailing abuses by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) in investigating cases between 2001 and 2008. According to the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF), the organization that requested the material under the Freedom of Information Act, the 2,500 heavily redacted files show evidence of chronic abuse at rates far surpassing any previous estimates or documentation.

Thursday, February 17, 2011
The Valley Advocate

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