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Wiretapping up 19% in 2004

The number of court-authorized wiretaps jumped 19% in 2004. Federal and state judges approved 1,710 applications for wiretaps of wire, oral or electronic communications, San Francisco Chronicle writes.

The number of court-authorized wiretaps jumped 19% in 2004. Federal and state judges approved 1,710 applications for wiretaps of wire, oral or electronic communications, San Francisco Chronicle writes.