Did Lois Lerner listen to your cell phone calls?

Ars TechnicaThe head of the Internal Revenue Service told a Senate committee on Tuesday that its stingrays are "only used in criminal investigations." The remarks came just one day after The Guardian revealed that the IRS had purchased the devices in 2009 and 2012.

We will probably never know, because her emails are gone and Koskinen ordered the backups destroyed. But I'm sure we are all confident that the IRS would never misuse such a capability to target its political opponents.

This entry was published Wed Oct 28 16:57:05 CDT 2015 by TriggerFinger and last updated 2015-10-28 16:57:05.0. [Tweet]

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