DOJ Stalling Email Surveillance Disclosure, EPIC Claims

Law360, Washington (January 24, 2014, 3:16 PM EST) -- The Electronic Privacy Information Center urged a Washington federal judge Friday to push the U.S. Department of Justice to release information about Internet communications metadata collection, claiming the agency has stalled the group's Freedom of Information Act requests.

Although the agency granted EPIC's request for expedited processing back in November, the group alleges that the DOJ has yet to turn over any documents on the use of pen registers and trap-and-trace devices, and needs a push from the courts.

“The agency is required to do more...
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