An investigation by the Washington Post revealed that from 2002 to 2006, the FBI wrongly invoked terrorism to obtain the phone records of thousands of U.S. citizens. When questioned by the paper, FBI general counsel Valerie Caproni admitted that the agency violated the Electronic Communications Privacy Act when agents invoked nonexistent emergencies to collect records. I hope they didn’t notice all those calls I made to chat lines after a bad break-up in ’03! |Washington Post|