Thursday September 27, 2012

Feds Spying On Social Network Accounts Without Warrants

The government can count themselves lucky they aren't spying on my Facebook account...because they'd be bored to death. How many major criminals are on Facebook & Twitter anyway?

Federal police are increasingly gaining real-time access to Americans' social-network accounts -- such as Facebook, Google+, and Twitter -- without obtaining search warrants, newly released documents show. The numbers are dramatic: live interception requests made by the U.S. Department of Justice to social-networking sites and e-mail providers jumped 80 percent from 2010 to 2011.