IRS Still Snoops On Emails Without A Warrant, ACLU Says

Law360, New York (April 11, 2013, 9:44 PM EDT) -- The Internal Revenue Service is still accessing private electronic communications without a warrant despite growing support among government agencies, courts and companies for a broad warrant requirement, the American Civil Liberties Union claimed Wednesday.

In response to a Freedom of Information Act request, the agency sent the civil liberties group 247 pages of records describing the policies and practices of its criminal investigative arm when seeking the contents of emails and other electronic communications related to potential criminal violations of tax laws, the ACLU said in...
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