Now and again, the ACLU provides VERY interesting information.
...During the past two years, there has also been an increase in the number
of pen register and trap and trace orders targeting email and network
communications data. While this type of Internet surveillance tool
remains relatively rare, its use is increasing exponentially. The number
of authorizations the Justice Department received to use these devices
on individuals’ email and network data increased 361% between 2009 and
Note well, (D) trolls, that this is the Obama Administration. "Mr. ConLaw" himself...
And yes, it's worse than that.
...Because the existing reporting requirements apply only to surveillance
performed by the Department of Justice, we have no idea of how or to
what extent these surveillance powers are being used by other law
enforcement agencies, such as the Secret Service, Immigration and
Customs Enforcement, or state and local police. As a result, the reports
likely reveal only a small portion of the use of this surveillance
And you thought that the "Statist" remarks were just exaggerated paranoia?
Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom)
Post a Comment