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How the CIA and FBI can read your email

Zack Whittaker | The U.S. government — and likely your own government, for that matter — is either watching your online activity every minute of the day through automated methods and non-human eavesdropping techniques, or has the ability to dip in ...

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FBI must explain Internet spy plans

RT | The FBI has been adamant about withholding information about their plans to ensure the government can access any encrypted emails or messages sent over the Internet, but now a federal judge says the agency needs to come clean. ...

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FBI destroyed Hunter S. Thompson file

RT | In response to a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request for the file on legendary outlaw journalist Hunter S. Thompson, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) says it destroyed some of the documents in the 1990s. Argus Leader ...

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Are your tax dollars being spent on prostitutes?

GREG RISLING, Huffington Post  | LOS ANGELES — An undercover FBI agent has been accused in court documents of spending U.S. taxpayer dollars on prostitutes in the Philippines for himself and others during an international weapons trafficking probe last year. ...

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FBI defends its decision not to monitor shooter

The FBI has defended its decision not to monitor Wade Michael Page, the gunman who killed six people at a Gurdwara in Wisconsin, citing civil liberties and rights to its citizens enshrined in the Constitution. Federal officials said that they ...

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How FBI sought to block Deep Throat the movie

One was a top FBI investigator, a legend of the Watergate affair. The other was a porn movie that came to be seen as a defining moment in America‘s cultural and sexual revolution. Now it has emerged that Deep Throat ...

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FBI Declines 2 Of 3 Information Requests

A private study said the FBI tells two out of every three Freedom of Information Act requesters that it can’t find the records they requested.   The study by the National Security Archive, a private group that publishes declassified government ...

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Holder OK with FBI Searches of Bookstore, Library Records

By Phil Leggiere  At confirmation hearing attorney general nominee voices support for Patriot Act provision authorizing secret FBI searches of reading records. President-elect Barack Obama‘s nominee for attorney general has endorsed an extension of the law that allows federal agents to ...

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FBI won’t release documents on anthrax suspect

By MARISA TAYLOR | WASHINGTON – The FBI is declining to release at least 15,000 pages of documents related to the now deceased prime suspect in the 2001 anthrax attacks despite lingering suspicions that the bureau has accused the wrong ...

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FBI’s civil rights initiative: no trials yet

WASHINGTON – Flanked by officials from the NAACP and the Southern Poverty Law Center, FBI Director Robert Mueller last year announced with considerable fanfare a new partnership between his agency and civil rights organizations. The goal: To bring justice in ...

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