Justice Dept. Tightens Guidelines on Reporter Data

By Pete Yost - July 13, 2013

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WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Justice Department announced Friday that it is toughening its guidelines for subpoenaing reporters' phone records, and also raising the standard the government needs to meet before it can issue search warrants to gather reporters' email. The changes follow disclosures that the Justice Department secretly subpoenaed almost two months of telephone records for 21 phone lines...

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