1995-12-06 - re: Secret Clearance

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From: “Pat Farrell” <pfarrell@netcom.com>
To: cypherpunks@toad.com
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UTC Datetime: 1995-12-06 12:54:35 UTC
Raw Date: Wed, 6 Dec 95 04:54:35 PST

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From: "Pat Farrell" <pfarrell@netcom.com>
Date: Wed, 6 Dec 95 04:54:35 PST
To: cypherpunks@toad.com
Subject: re: Secret Clearance
Message-ID: <28532.pfarrell@netcom.com>
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In message Wed, 6 Dec 1995 06:57:12 -0500 (EST),
  Jay Holovacs <holovacs@styx.ios.com>  writes:

> I think it's interesting that police and even FBI that normally operate
> "legally authorized" wiretaps do not require SECRET clearance. What
> really goes on here?

You can't walk the halls of the FBI headquarters without a clearance.

The RBOCs do have cleared people that perform the taps.


Pat Farrell    Grad Student      http://www.isse.gmu.edu/students/pfarrell
Info. Systems & Software Engineering, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA
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