Secret Court OK'd Every US Spying Request In 2012, DOJ Says

Law360, New York (May 3, 2013, 6:36 PM EDT) -- A secret U.S. federal court did not deny any of the nearly 1,800 requests it received from the government last year to conduct electronic surveillance on companies and individuals for foreign intelligence purposes, according to a report released Tuesday by the U.S. Department of Justice.

In a report submitted to U.S Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., and several other lawmakers, the DOJ confirmed that the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court did not reject any of the 1,789 applications that the government submitted for permission to intercept...
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