from: Doug Ross @ Journal: ACLU: Bush administration quadrupled warrantless wiretaps. Just kidding. It was Obama and Holder.
Gee, and all this time I thought Democrats hated wiretaps and warrantless surveillance. The ACLU reports:
Justice Department documents released today by the ACLU reveal that federal law enforcement agencies are increasingly monitoring Americans’ electronic communications, and doing so without warrants, sufficient oversight, or meaningful accountability.
...The reports show a dramatic increase in the use of ... surveillance tools, which are used to gather information about telephone, email, and other Internet communications. The revelations underscore the importance of regulating and overseeing the government’s surveillance power.
...During that same time period, the number of people whose telephones were the subject of pen register and trap and trace surveillance more than tripled. In fact, more people were subjected to pen register and trap and trace surveillance in the past two years than in the entire previous decade...
Doug Ross @ Journal: ACLU: Bush administration quadrupled warrantless wiretaps. Just kidding. It was Obama and Holder.