Drug Agents Use Vast Phone Trove, Eclipsing N.S.A.’s
For at least six years, law enforcement officials working on a counternarcotics program have had routine access, using subpoenas, to an enormous AT&T database that contains the records of decades of Americans’ phone calls — parallel to but covering a far longer time than the National Security Agency’s hotly disputed collection of phone call logs.
The war on some drugs was the single biggest justification for destroying your privacy, safety, and liberty until the Muslim Jihad Terror War came along.
We could end both wars tomorrow, but we won’t. Our current Leviathan government needs these means of control too much to give them up.