ACLU : New FBI guidelines permit unrestricted spying

New Attorney General proposed guidelines for the operation of the FBI could open the door for unscrupulous spying according to the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) the FBI would have authority to collect information by misrepresentation without limitations to duration or probable cause.

Racial profiling no longer is inhibited and the proposed guidelines are specific in allowing unrestricted spying on any event the FBI deems “…..threats to the national security that occur in the context of or in connection with civil disorders or demonstrations.”

This paragraph would permit the FBI to make our dissent of governmental infringement on our personal lives i.e. “NO to California’s proposition 8”, the unnecessary redundant removal of civil rights proposed by Florida’s proposed amendment 2, the protest by Queer Folk over being excluded from the human rights movement or the current Soulforce Equality Ride a legitimate target for unrestricted FBI spying.

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2 Responses to ACLU : New FBI guidelines permit unrestricted spying

  1. Queers United October 23, 2008 at 1:35 am

    republicans are supposed to be about less government but they are straight out of the book 1984

  2. Kelli Busey October 23, 2008 at 4:31 pm

    It’s the reptiles last stab at civil liberties.