Daily Archives: May 8, 2013

U.S. Weighs Wider Wiretap Laws to Cover Online Activity

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Author: Charlie Savage

The Obama administration, resolving years of internal debate, is on the verge of backing a Federal Bureau of Investigation plan for a sweeping overhaul of surveillance laws that would make it easier to wiretap people who communicate using the Internet rather than by traditional phone services, according to officials familiar with the...