FBI Quietly Gains Remote Access To America’s Computers


Yet more freedom and privacy slips away.

(From The Daily Caller)

U.S. law enforcement and intelligence agencies were officially granted expanded hacking powers Thursday after an eleventh-hour attempt by the Senate to block the changes failed.

Judges across the country will be able to issue search warrants that give the FBI the power to remotely access computers and online communications, according to Reuters. Before, judges were only allowed to permit searches within the rangebound jurisdiction of their court.

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