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April 20, 2014

Is Data Hoarding Necessary for Lawful Surveillance?

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One essential question has received little attention: Is amassing mountains of privacy-sensitive "metadata" technically necessary for effective, lawful electronic tracking and surveillance of legitimate targets? The answer is emphatically no.

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