Friday, August 31, 2007

Spying On Americans

That's the simple way of saying it.  Read the following excellent post by Glenn Greenwald and remember, it's talking about how widespread such spying was long ago.  Long before the current administration opened the floodgates of warrantless wiretapping, etc...

Warrantless surveillance and the new Coretta Scott King disclosures

...There is a long and recent record demonstrating that surveillance powers, when exercised against Americans without oversight, will be abused. And that record just got longer and more disturbing, thanks to a superb investigative report from a local television news station in Houston, which obtained the previously secret FBI surveillance file on Coretta Scott King. Here is what happens when we allow our political leaders to [...]

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