FBI, US Attys Reading Emails Without Warrants, ACLU Says

Law360, New York (May 10, 2013, 7:32 PM EDT) -- The FBI and several U.S. attorneys' offices have become the latest federal agencies to admit that they read some private electronic communications without obtaining a warrant, despite recent court rulings and legislative proposals that deem the practice to be unconstitutional, the American Civil Liberties Union said Wednesday.

In response to Freedom of Information Act requests, the FBI, the DOJ's criminal division and the U.S. attorneys' offices in California, Florida, Illinois, Michigan and New York handed over documents to the privacy group detailing their policies and practices...
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