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When Warrants Are Too Inconvenient For The FBI

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When Warrants Are Too Inconvenient For The FBI

June 3, 2016 In

This week, Yahoo was the first company to publicly acknowledge that it had received numerous National Security Letters (NSLs) from the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). These letters showed that the FBI was demanding that the company release private user information; without having a warrant which they've been previously told that they need in order to obtain the records that they want. Are these NSLs enough to demand that electronic communication transaction records (ECTRs) be handed over? That is still up for debate.

It was previously decided by the Justice Department's Office of Legal Counsel that the FBI would only be authorized to obtain the name, address, length of service time, or toll billing records from a company, without having a proper warrant. But the recent disclosure by Yahoo shows that they are trying to obtain a lot more than that.

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