CORRECTION - Privacy advocates swap horror stories

Due to an editing error, the story "Privacy advocates swap horror stories," posted to the wire Friday, didn't offer clarification of Title III wiretaps.

The story has been corrected, and the tenth paragraph now reads:

In 2001, the latest year for which data is available, the FBI conducted 2426 so-called Title III wiretaps, former agent Mike Warren said. Such surveillance, authorized under The Federal Wiretap Act of 1968 (known as Title III) allows police to intercept communications if they can show probable cause that the communications relate to a crime that has been, is being, or is about to be committed.

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