Zack Whittaker reports:
A program that allows drug agents to obtain a pool of billions of call records from AT&T is “still active,” according to a watchdog report.
The report, published Thursday by the Justice Department inspector general, confirmed the program — named in the report only as Project C — continues to provide access to “billions” of domestic and international call records to Drug Enforcement Administration agents. The program allows agents to pull information about the callers and when and where a call was made from the telecoms provider operating the program without requiring a court order.
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