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FBI Online Surveillance Tactic Violates Freedom of Speech, Says Judge

A court in California has ruled an FBI surveillance tactic unconstitutional.  The tool involves the administrative issuance of national security letters – a document that allows FBI agents to demand information about customers from internet service providers.  Further, the ISPs…

Attempted NYC Subway Bomber Reaches Plea Deal in Civilian Court

Najibullah Zazi, accused of conspiring to detonate explosives on the New York City subway system, reached a plea deal in a federal court. Zazi admitted he conspired with Al Qaeda to detonate explosives in the subway system on the anniversary…

FBI Illegally Obtained Thousands of Phone Records

The FBI may have illegally obtained thousands of phone records between 2002 and 2006. An investigation indicates FBI agents persuaded phone companies to turn over records by claiming terrorism emergencies that did not actually exist. The FBI appears to have…