Can you spy on me now?

Verizon admits it turned over personal data on its customers to the federal government hundreds of times since 2005.

Even worse, the telecommunications giant says it did so without a court order.

Verizon Says It Turned Over Data Without Court OrdersVerizon Communications, the nation’s second-largest telecom company, told congressional investigators that it has provided customers’ telephone records to federal authorities in emergency cases without court orders hundreds of times since 2005. [Washington Post Political News]