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Thursday, January 10, 2008
FBI's Deadbeat Tendencies Step Up To Protect Civil LibertiesThose of you who felt threatened by the U.S. government's aggressive surveillance agenda since September 11 can rest a little easier knowing that the ineffable power of bureaucracy is out there protecting your civil liberties. An Office of the Inspector General Report reveals that more than half of the FBI's wiretaps were disconnected due to the Bureau's failure to pay its phone bills on time.
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