Oct 062020
 
 October 6, 2020  Posted by  Featured News, Govt, Surveillance, U.S.

Joseph Cox reports:

The body tasked with oversight of the IRS announced in a letter that it will investigate the agency’s use of location data harvested from ordinary apps installed on peoples’ phones, according to a copy of the letter obtained by Motherboard.

The move comes after Senators Ron Wyden and Elizabeth Warren demanded a formal investigation into how the IRS used the location data to track Americans without a warrant.

Read more on Vice.

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