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Who is ratting on who? Network news being stalked by NSA

As the leaks, scandals and lunacy continue to mount, the Feds have begun looking at press phone records to root out the administration leaks. This Indymedia poster has no love lost for the main stream media, but is still rooting for them in this case.
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Below is the posted story. I'm also including the latest leak detection device technology. All NSA agents are instructed to use this in their search.

If you visit the actual article, read the blog at the bottom from ABC news visitors. It seems that the posting community wants the news tared and feathered for having government sources.


Federal Source to ABC News: We Know Who You're Calling

May 15, 2006 10:33 AM

Brian Ross and Richard Esposito Report:

A senior federal law enforcement official tells ABC News the government is tracking the phone numbers we call in an effort to root out confidential sources.

"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.

Other sources have told us that phone calls and contacts by reporters for ABC News, along with the New York Times and the Washington Post, are being examined as part of a widespread CIA leak investigation.

One former official was asked to sign a document stating he was not a confidential source for New York Times reporter James Risen.

Our reports on the CIA's secret prisons in Romania and Poland were known to have upset CIA officials.

People questioned by the FBI about leaks of intelligence information say the CIA was also disturbed by ABC News reports that revealed the use of CIA predator missiles inside Pakistan.

Under Bush Administration guidelines, it is not considered illegal for the government to keep track of numbers dialed by phone customers.

The official who warned ABC News said there was no indication our phones were being tapped so the content of the conversation could be recorded.

A pattern of phone calls from a reporter, however, could provide valuable clues for leak investigators.

May 15, 2006 | Permalink  http://blogs.abcnews.com/theblotter/2006/05/federal_source_.html

... 15.May.2006 16:43

this thing here

'The source informed us that the press in America, including ABC News, needed to get back into line. "All we asked of you guys, all we wanted, was somebody who would just lay there until we wanted you to do a trick for us. We've been over and over this. We even gave you the incentives you demanded - your corporate owners were given substantial tax breaks, regulations over ownership were eased, and you were given FCC Chairman Michael Powell, all so that you would be a willing partner. And you've done a very, very, very good job on helping us with 9-11, in maintaining the atmosphere of fear and yanking people's chains around and preventing the truth from getting out. But now, when the going gets tough for our great leader, President Bush, now you forget the discipline required and you start asking too many questions. Don't jeopardize this relationship."'