Quis Custodiet?


One of the reasons we weren't supposed to worry about the surveillance powers granted law enforcement under the PATRIOT Act was the vigorous oversight to which uses of those powers would be subject: Someone would always be watching them watch us. But a Washington Post article from earlier this week suggests that they haven't been as meticulous as they might have been about meeting those requirements. You can check out the details in documents obtained by the Electronic Privacy Information Center [PDF].