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Legality of Common Carriers Assisting the Federal Government In Connection With Warrantless Electronic Surveillance for Foreign Intelligence Purposes

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Intelligence—Warrantless Electronic Surveillance—Common Carriers (18 U.S.C. §§ 2510–2520, 47 U.S.C. § 605)

Updated July 9, 2014