...or maybe not:
An internal FBI audit has found that the bureau potentially violated the law or agency rules more than 1,000 times while collecting data about domestic phone calls, e-mails and financial transactions in recent years, far more than was documented in a Justice Department report in March that ignited bipartisan congressional criticism.
The new audit covers just 10 percent of the bureau's national security investigations since 2002, and so the mistakes in the FBI's domestic surveillance efforts probably number several thousand, bureau officials said in interviews. The earlier report found 22 violations in a much smaller sampling.
Actually, I kind of thought Armand or Baltar would blog on this, so I'm posting without comment. A brief selection of old posts from all of us here.Posted by binky at June 15, 2007 11:44 AM | TrackBack | Posted to J. Edgar Hoover | Liberty | The Ever Shrinking Constitution