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Provision in Patriot Act is rejected

Judge curbs access to phone, Web data

By Charlie Savage
Globe Staff / September 30, 2004

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WASHINGTON -- A federal judge in New York struck down one of the Bush administration's new surveillance powers yesterday, ruling that a USA Patriot Act provision that allowed the FBI to secretly obtain Internet and telephone records without a judge's warrant is unconstitutional. (Full Article: 1220 Words)

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