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FBI Unit Can Spy On Skype

The FBI is ready to to launch a surveillance unit capable of spying on Skype conversations and other Internet communications, reports Mashable. The Domestic Communications Assistance Center (DCAC) is a collaborative effort between the FBI, U.S. Marshals Service and DEA. All three agencies will build customized hardware to enable wiretapping on wireless and Internet conversations, per court order requests. The survelliance is designed to help state, local and other federal police. It took four years and $54 million.

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