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Law Enforcement’s Secret “Super Search Engine” Amasses Trillions of Phone Records for Decades

by Dave Maass and Aaron Mackey, Electronic Frontier Foundation

EFF Fights For More Disclosure About Hemisphere Program

Although the government still hides too much information about a secret telephone records surveillance program known as Hemisphere, we have learned through EFF’s Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuits that police tout the massive database of private calls as “Google on Steroids” [pdf]. Continue reading Law Enforcement’s Secret “Super Search Engine” Amasses Trillions of Phone Records for Decades