NSA warrantless spying now special warrant spying

Thursday, 18 January 2007, 2:38 PM EST

The government's warrantless wiretapping of Americans' overseas communications will now get special warrants from a secret court, according to a letter by Attorney General Alberto Gonzales sent Wednesday to the Senate Judiciary Committee. According to the letter, a judge on the court that is supposed to authorize any wiretap directed at suspected spies and terrorists issued special orders on January 10, 2007 that sets up a new procedure for the warrantless wiretapping program.

At Wired.

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