Reply to post: "a letter from J Edgar Hoover requesting clearance to wiretap Martin Luther King – as a reminder"

FBI Director defends iPhone 5C unlock tool that's obviously going to leak into wrong hands

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"a letter from J Edgar Hoover requesting clearance to wiretap Martin Luther King – as a reminder"

...of what exactly?

* that it is OK to wiretap any citizen just because they oppose the government?

* that the president can authorise the FBI to do anything they like?

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