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Customs and Border Protection Unit Used Anti-Terrorism Tools on Journalists

HeadlineDec 13, 2021

A Homeland Security watchdog found that a special unit within Customs and Border Protection used government databases designed for tracking terror threats to investigate journalists. The report by the DHS inspector general triggered a backlash from media organizations, which are demanding an explanation for the practice, which a quoted CBP agent in the report called “status quo.”

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