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+ - Echelon Everywhere: Local police increasingly rely on secret surveillance->

Submitted by v3rgEz
v3rgEz (125380) writes "The Wall Street Journal reports on how local law enforcement is increasingly requesting (and receiving) sealed wiretap requests and surveillance that doesn't require a warrant (subscription required) for cellular data, a move that is making some courts uneasy — but not uneasy enough to stop the practice. One group has set up a crowdfunding campaign to research how far the practice has spread, hoping to raise money to file and follow up on public records requests across the country for policies, invoices, and other "surveillance metadata.""
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Echelon Everywhere: Local police increasingly rely on secret surveillance

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