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 July 13, 2013  Posted by  Surveillance, U.S., Workplace

Sari Horowitz reports:

Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. on Friday announced tighter controls over the ability of prosecutors to subpoena the phone and other records of journalists after criticism that the Justice Department’s aggressive pursuit of leak investigations was infringing on press freedom.

Under new guidelines, a reporter must be the target of a criminal investigation before Justice Department officials can obtain a search warrant for the journalist’s e-mails and other records.

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