ILSA Journal of International & Comparative Law

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The Correlation Between Wiretapping And Terrorism: A Comparative Analysis Of American And European Societal Views On Government Surveillance


Lora A. Esau


As the former Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Director Louis Freeh once said, “[a]sk the American public if they want an FBI wiretap and they’ll say, ‘No’. If you ask them do they want a feature on their phone that helps the FBI find their missing child they’ll say, ‘Yes’.”