A Long Island journalist set the internet aflame today by claiming that Joint Terrorism Task Force agents visited her house to find out why Google searches for “pressure cooker” and “backpack” were run from the family’s internet connection. But the local police department that actually visited Catalano’s husband finally explained themselves, and it turns out the story is more about an employment dispute than rampant secret police surveillance. Here’s the statement from the Suffolk County Police Department.
So, a little update from earlier.
Life is so complicated.