Jan 302012
 January 30, 2012  Posted by  Court, Featured News, Govt, Surveillance, Workplace

Ellen Nakashima and Lisa Rein report:

The Food and Drug Administration secretly monitored the personal e-mail of a group of its own scientists and doctors after they warned Congress that the agency was approving medical devices that posed unacceptable risks to patients, government documents show.

The surveillance — detailed in e-mails and memos unearthed by the scientists and doctors, who filed a lawsuit against the FDA in U.S. District Court in Washington this week — took place over two years as the plaintiffs accessed their personal Gmail accounts from government computers.

Read more in The Washington Post.

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