2,083 FISA Court Wiretaps Approved In 2008

According to the Department of Justice, 2,083 Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act Court-approved wiretaps were put into service in 2008. Only one government application was denied, and two requests were modified. In 2008, the FISC approved more than 2,300 wiretaps but insisted on modifications to 86 requests.  More info is here.