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Re: FBI Retires Controversial E-Mail Surveillance Tool

Barry Margolin (
Wed, 19 Jan 2005 20:17:20 -0500

In article <>, Lisa Minter
<> wrote:

> According to the reports, the FBI used commercially available software
> to conduct court-ordered Internet surveillance in criminal
> investigations 13 times during that time period.

So they haven't actually stopped performing the surveillance, they've
just switched from a custom system to COTS software. Does this make a
difference to civil libertarians?

Barry Margolin,
Arlington, MA
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