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re: The linked article is about the so-called "Google hearing". No mention of Swartz there. The national US spying also seems unrelated to Swartz. He h...
 

Sorry, had the wrong link in the clipboard (edited), here it is:

gizmodo.com/fbi-secretly-collected...

 

Ah, that makes more sense. Yeah, it is a known problem that the FBI will send data requests accompanied with a gag order. So they collect data on you and prevent you from being notified about it. I found out about only when I saw this. It sounds like with some of the data they are requesting, services would have to notify all their users. I imagine that would be a bit of a PR nightmare for the FBI.

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