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Globe Editorial

Prosecution vs. privacy

July 19, 2008

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TUCKED AWAY in an uncontroversial bill lengthening sentences for sex offenders in Massachusetts is a provision that expands the right of law enforcement officials to poke around - at their own discretion - in citizens' telephone, e-mail, and Internet records. Governor Patrick should tell legislators to drop or scale back this clause before he signs the overall bill. (Full article: 419 words)

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