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Submission + - U.S. DOJ say they don't need warrants for e-mail, Facebook chats (cnet.com)

gannebraemorr writes: The U.S. Department of Justice and the FBI believe they don't need a search warrant to review Americans' e-mails, Facebook chats, Twitter direct messages, and other private files, internal documents reveal. Government documents obtained by the American Civil Liberties Union and provided to CNET show a split over electronic privacy rights within the Obama administration, with Justice Department prosecutors and investigators privately insisting they're not legally required to obtain search warrants for e-mail.
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U.S. DOJ say they don't need warrants for e-mail, Facebook chats

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