FBI Surveillance Increases Significantly in 2010 (wired.com)
FBI ramped up secret surveillance in 2010. The FBI more than doubled the number of US persons it targeted with Patriot-Act enhanced National Security Letters, and increased the number of its electronic and physical searches under the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act by 13 %.
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