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ID:

692

Date:

2013-09-19

Headline:

Is the FBI's Domestic Spying Out of Control?

Reporter's name:

John Knefel

Delay/denial:

No

Lawsuit:

No

Fees:

No

Media outlet:

Rolling Stone

City:

Washington, DC

Summary:

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) challenged the legal authority and techniques of the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s (FBI) domestic surveillance program on the grounds they violate First Amendment rights.

Notes:

The ACLU’s report, “Unleashed and Unaccountable: The FBI’s Unchecked Abuse of Authority” is based on information obtained via FOIA and other resources. The report is available online: https://www.aclu.org/unleashed-and-unaccountable.

Keywords:

Federal Bureau of Intelligence, FBI, surveillance, domestic surveillance, civil rights, civil liberties, First Amendment, spying, FBI Office of Intelligence, National Security Letters, NSLs, informants, PATRIOT Act, COINTELPRO, Muslim, Occupy, Domain Management, Syria, New York Police Department

URL:

http://www.rollingstone.com/politics/news/is-the-fbis-domestic-spying-out-of-control-20130919


Agencies:

FBI

States:

DC
MI
NY

Categories:

civil rights
FBI
intelligence
law enforcement


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