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The number of wiretaps secured in federal criminal investigations jumped 71 percent in 2012 over the previous year, according to newly released figures.

Federal courts authorized 1,354 interception orders for wire, oral and electronic communications, up from 792 the previous year, according to the figures, released Friday by the Administrative Office of the United States Courts. There was a 5 percent increase in state and local use of wiretaps in the same period.
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Instagram now says it has the right to sell users’ photographs without payment or notification unless users delete their account by a January deadline. It’s the first major policy shift since Facebook bought Instragram.

Will you delete your instagram due to new policy?

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