May 28, 2024



Leaked FBI email stresses need for warrantless surveillance of Americans

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ars Technica

ByJ ON BRODKIN – 5/9/2024, 3:35 PM

A Federal Bureau of Investigation official recently urged employees to “look for ways” to conduct warrantless surveillance on US residents, an internal email obtained by Wired shows. FBI Deputy Director Paul Abbate’s email was reportedly sent on April 20, the same day President Biden signed a bill that was criticized as a major expansion of warrantless surveillance under Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA).

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