FBI secretly demands a ton of consumer data from credit agencies. Now lawmakers want answers

Found 34 days ago at TechCrunch

The FBI regularly uses these legal powers — known as national security letters — to compel credit giants to turn over non content information, such as records of purchases and locations, that the agency deems necessary in national security investigations. But these letters have no judicial oversight and are typically filed with a gag order, preventing the recipient from disclosing the demand to...

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