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Feds Warrantlessly Tracking Americans’ Real Time Credit Card Activity

December 3rd, 2010 12:44 admin Leave a comment Go to comments

PatPending writes “A 10-page Powerpoint presentation (PDF) that security and privacy analyst Christopher Soghoian recently obtained through a Freedom of Information Act Request to the Department of Justice reveals that law enforcement agencies routinely seek and obtain real-time surveillance of credit card transactions. The government’s guidelines reveal that this surveillance often occurs with a simple subpoena, thus sidestepping any Fourth Amendment protections.”

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