3,003. 10/26/2001

“[U]nder the Patriot Act [signed into law on October 26, 2001] the FBI can now use its controversial ‘Carnivore’ system, which allows it to monitor all subscribers of an Internet service provider, such as America Online, if one user is a target, with few barriers or privacy protections.”

 – Stefan Halper and Jonathan Clarke, America Alone, Page 288

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