FBI audit finds widespread abuse in data collection

Friday, 15 June 2007, 12:00 AM EST

An internal FBI audit has found that the agency violated rules more than 1,000 times while collecting data on domestic phone calls, e-mails and financial transactions in recent years, The Washington Post reported on Thursday.

The number of violations uncovered by the audit was far greater than those previously documented in a U.S. Department of Justice report in March, the Post said.

At Computerworld.

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