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Australians' Overseas Calls, E-mails Tracked by U.S.

Australians who make phone calls or send emails overseas may be named in US intelligence reports without their knowledge or that of the Australian Government, the nation's intelligence watchdog has admitted. The practice of Australians being named in US intelligence reports has come to light in the fallout over the nomination of John Bolton as US ambassador-designate to the UN.

Privacy fears as US eavesdrops on calls and emails, The Australian, May 23, 2005.