Did the government eavesdrop on Associated Press reporters? No. G-men subpoenaed the records of phone calls, the numbers of calls to and from AP reporters. Unsavory, but entirely legal.
But is the Federal government capable of recording and listening to all your phone calls, or are we talking through our tinfoil hat? It’s your call:
“Are all telephone calls recorded and accessible to the US government?” Glenn Greenwald, The Guardian
“Is the U.S. Government Recording and Saving All Domestic Telephone Calls?” Bruce Schneier, Schneier on Security
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