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The number of wiretaps authorized by state and federal judges in criminal investigations jumped 26 percent from 2008 to 2009, according to a report released Friday by the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts.
Courts authorized 2,376 criminal wiretap orders in 2009, with 96 percent targeting mobile phones in drug cases, according to the report. Federal officials requested 663 of the wiretaps, while 24 states accounted for 1,713 orders.
Not one request for a wiretap was turned down. :::MORE HERE:::
ECHELON, intelligence, Mark Klein, NSA, surveillance state, warrantless wiretapping
BTC – This is a montage of the comprehensive battle for your private information and the use of integrated technologies to sift and evaluate your data. Pretty chilling stuff.