Wiretapping's true danger

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Author(s) Julian Sanchez
Source Los Angeles Times
Date March 16, 2008
URL http://www.latimes.com/news/opinion/la-op-sanchez16mar16,0,4039194.story
Quotes-start.png "But focusing on the privacy of the average Joe in this way obscures the deeper threat that warrantless wiretaps poses to a democratic society. Without meaningful oversight, presidents and intelligence agencies can -- and repeatedly have -- abused their surveillance authority to spy on political enemies and dissenters." Quotes-end.png

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This item argues against the position Act should be renewed on the topic Protect America Act of 2007.