TV and Big Brother

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In a development bordering on what the American Civil Liberties Union called”surreal,” the on-line magazine today revealed that the Department of Justice is forwarding incoming Operation TIPS calls to the Fox-owned America’s Most Wanted” television series.

"This is like retaining Arthur Andersen to do all of the SEC’s accounting," said Rachel King, an ACLU Legislative Counsel. "It’s a completely inappropriate and frightening intermingling of government power and the private sector. What’s next – the government hires Candid Camera to do its video surveillance?"”

Common Dreams

Here is the original article. But you have to pay for it!