US judge orders FBI, CIA, NSA to disclose Occupy spying

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A US judge has ordered the FBI, CIA, and NSA to turn over any potential evidence they spied on Occupy Philadelphia protesters. The American agencies have 60 days to comply with the order from Senior US District Judge Berle Schiller.

Civil rights lawyer Paul Hetznecker hopes to learn if the agencies spied on demonstrators who camped outside Philadelphia City Hall for seven weeks in 2011 to protest against income inequality.

"The government should not be investigating its citizens simply because they've raised their voices in dissent, whether it's against government or corporate policy," Hetznecker said on Tuesday.

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