Headlines of the day: ‘Can you hear me now?’


From ZDNet:

US courts didn’t reject a single wiretap request in 2015, says report

The number of wiretaps rocketed by 17 percent on the year prior

And from the Intercept:

Secret Rules Make It Pretty Easy for the FBI to Spy on Journalists

Secret FBI rules allow agents to obtain journalists’ phone records with approval from two internal officials — far less oversight than under normal judicial procedures.

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