AT&T Hosts Massive Caller Database For DEA

Code-named the Hemisphere Project, it allows investigators armed with subpoenas to quickly mine the company’s vast database.

SEATTLE  — For at least six years, federal drug and other agents have had near-immediate access to billions of phone call records dating back decades in a collaboration with AT&T that officials have taken pains to keep secret, newly released documents show. The program, previously reported by ABC News and The New York Times, is called the

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