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Wiretaps said to sift all overseas contacts

Vast US effort seen on eavesdropping

By Charlie Savage
Globe Staff / December 23, 2005

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WASHINGTON -- The National Security Agency, in carrying out President Bush's order to intercept the international phone calls and e-mails of Americans suspected of links to Al Qaeda, has probably been using computers to monitor all other Americans' international communications as well, according to specialists familiar with the workings of the NSA. (Full article: 1107 words)

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