DEA Rule Changes Would Trample Privacy Rights, EPIC Warns

Law360, New York (May 21, 2012, 8:53 PM EDT) -- The Electronic Privacy Information Center on Friday blasted rule changes proposed by the Drug Enforcement Administration that the group said would allow the DEA to unfairly skirt a number of provisions of the Privacy Act of 1974.

The privacy rights organization said the proposed changes to the DEA's Investigative Reporting and Filing System — a set of records and data used by drug investigators — would jeopardize the rights of individuals to access and dispute what data the government holds about them and would allow the...
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