Dnevnik asked both parties what their standing was to this issue being brought in connection with the bill banning the publication of the wiretap
Even though a group of non-governmental organizations submitted a request for an investigation into the leaks to the attorney general in late December, as did former parliamentarian Mustapha al-Naggar, one of the public figures targeted by the wiretaps
, the prosecutor has yet to open an investigation.
Dugdale, Chief of the Criminal Division, cited unspecified "new information" that the government had recently learned and stated that "the government's failure to earlier learn of this new information and the resulting shortcomings in the wiretap
affidavits, when considered cumulatively, have led the government to determine it will no longer seek to rely on evidence gathered through the wiretaps
Appellate advocacy counsel with the Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC), Alan Butler said that the court's ruling in the case is significant because the court affirmed its previous holding that Wi-Fi communications are protected under the Wiretap
Act, PC World reports.
Wiretapper exists in system and wiretaps
on intermediate nodes.
either continue to use their powers under current wiretap
laws to the
Of all the splashy stories of the Galleon Group insider trading case, the role of wiretaps
has the most lingering significance for in-house counsel.
Such an approach might even, paradoxically, make such secret courts, notorious for almost never rejecting wiretap
applications, less inclined to defer to intelligence agencies, since instead of being asked whether they are prepared to give terror hunters the benefit of the doubt, judges will already know some of the contents of the communications for which they're being asked to authorize the release of identifying data.
Senator Bingaman's position is that the Senate should take a more active role in investigating the President's approving of wiretaps
before we get to censure," spokesperson Maria Najera explained.
The legislation also restricts the government's powers, requiring a higher standard of proof for investigators to demand business records, greater judicial oversight, and increased reporting to Congress on antiterrorism operations and limits on roving wiretaps
Practically, the "John Doe" roving wiretap
allows the FBI to, hypothetically, wiretap
a whole suite of offices because it believes a terrorist or spy is using one of them.
In essence, the purpose of a FISA order is to gather foreign intelligence information, (7) while the purpose of a Title III wiretap
order is to gather evidence for criminal prosecution.