A senior federal law enforcement official tells ABC News the government is tracking the phone numbers we (Brian Ross and Richard Esposito) call in an effort to root out confidential sources.Add the first to the rest of the amendments downed by this administration--classics like the fourth and the sixth, for example. Can quartering soldiers be far behind?
"It's time for you to get some new cell phones, quick," the source told us in an in-person conversation.
ABC News does not know how the government determined who we are calling, or whether our phone records were provided to the government as part of the recently-disclosed NSA collection of domestic phone calls.
Monday, May 15, 2006
The ess-pray ould-shay art-stay alking-tay in ode-cay
It's all over the blogs by now (liberal blogs, anyway--conservatives don't seem bothered by it), that the feds are using that new-fangled NSA domestic spying to un-free the press: