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|The FBI has withdrawn a secret administrative order seeking the name, address and online activity of a patron of the Internet Archive after a suit was filed to block the action. Every time it has been challenged the FBI has backed off, said ACLU attorney Melissa Goodman. 'That calls into question how much the FBI needed the info in the first place, and whether it needs this kind of sweeping and unchecked surveillance power.'|
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