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Saturday, June 05, 2021

FBI demands USA Today hand over details of EVERYONE who read online story about two FBI agents killed during Florida child porn raid, but newspaper REFUSES First Amendment 'violation' The article was about a child porn raid that killed two of its agents - the suspect committed suicide afterwards The raid was at 6am and USA Today published at 9.30am The subpoena asks for the IP addresses and phone numbers of everyone who clicked on the story between 8.03pm and 8.38pm that night The FBI Agent who issued it - J. Brooke Donahue - doesn't say why he wants that specific information, just that it will aide an ongoing investigation USA Today's owner, Gannett, is pushing back, calling the subpoena a violation of the First Amendment



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+ your internet provider sells your activity.

#1 | Posted by Brennnn at 2021-06-06 01:47 PM | Reply

#1 - the issue here isn't about data being sold, which is wrong. It is about Big Brother wanting to know what you read.

I do not think the FBI can get that data. This is no different from a librarian being compelled to disclose what books one of their readers have checked out. The courts have ruled that unconstitutional.

#2 | Posted by jakester at 2021-06-06 04:49 PM | Reply

I have my own file cabinet at NSA headquarters. What good is a VPN going to do?

#3 | Posted by HeliumRat at 2021-06-06 05:23 PM | Reply | Funny: 1

You have to use a vpn with a firewall. Give yourself a known ip address, allow only vpn ports from that ip and then a hard deny from that ip.

They know where you connect the vpn, they dont know where you go from there. Ensure no logs and the best are in countries that aren't in the 5 eyes or any "western" territory.

easy, peasy.

#4 | Posted by fresno500 at 2021-06-06 08:24 PM | Reply


So you dont like Nord then?

#5 | Posted by boaz at 2021-06-07 07:58 AM | Reply

Although in pananma, they push too hard. Suspicious

#6 | Posted by fresno500 at 2021-06-07 01:53 PM | Reply

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