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On Hoover’s desk sat a notebook containing all the outstanding wiretaps the Bureau then had running.Working for J. Edgar Hoover, I Saw His Worst Excesses and Best Intentions|Paul Letersky|July 22, 2021|Time
Theoharis obtained tens of thousands of documents related to illegal wiretaps, mail openings and break-ins.Athan Theoharis, historian who exposed FBI misconduct, dies at 84|Harrison Smith|July 12, 2021|Washington Post
There don’t seem to be any secret wiretaps or defectors who are telling all.
The Electronic Frontier Foundation’s guide to recording police notes that in places with one-party-consent wiretap laws—38 US states and the District of Columbia—you can freely record audio.The tactics police are using to prevent bystander video|Abby Ohlheiser|April 30, 2021|MIT Technology Review
The government got what it needed from a wiretap of defendant Basaaly Saeed Moalin's phone, not from the mass collection of metadata.NSA spying exposed by Snowden was illegal and not very useful, court says|Jon Brodkin|September 3, 2020|Ars Technica
After a wiretap at the home of a Civella relative produced devastating evidence of hidden ownership, the FBI moved in.The Ballad of Mitzi Stauffer Briggs, Heiress Who Lost It All in Vegas|John L. Smith|September 30, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Tipped off by the wiretap, federal agents in another incident pulled over a locked freezer truck, loaded with 26 people.
Helpfully, he's fled to Yemen, where that nation's intelligence service can freely wiretap him.
After all, to get a FISA judge to grant a warrant, you at least need to know the name of the person you want to wiretap.