FBI checking out Americans’ reading habits / Bookstores, libraries can’t do much to fend off search warrants

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For the first time since the Cold War, the FBI is visiting public libraries to keep tabs on the reading habits of people the government considers dangerous.


Unlike other search warrants, the FBI need not show that evidence of wrongdoing is likely to be found or that the target of its investigation is actually involved is terrorism or spying. Targets can include U.S. citizens.”

SF Chronicle