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FBI Budget Request for High-Tech Surveillance Capabilities Soar

FBI Budget Request for High-Tech Surveillance Capabilities Soar

The Federal Bureau of Investigation・s budget request for Fiscal Year 2010 reveals that America・s political police intend to greatly expand their high-tech surveillance capabilities.

According to ABC News, the FBI is seeking additional funds for the development of :a new .Advanced Electronic Surveillance・ program which is being funded at $233.9 million for 2010. The program has 133 employees, 15 of whom are agents.;

Known as :Going Dark,; the program is designed to beef up the Bureau・s already formidable electronic surveillance, intelligence collection and evidence gathering capabilities :as well as those of the greater Intelligence Community,; ABC reports.

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