National Security

January 20, 2010 6:10 PM

Watchdog: Telecoms let FBI read Americans' phone records

For years, FBI agents and employees of telecom companies treated Americans' telephone records so cavalierly that one senior FBI counter-terrorism official said getting access to them was as easy as "having an ATM in your living room," according to a watchdog report made public Wednesday.

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