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US phone database project under a cloud

Computer code rewritten after first version is found to have been worked on by foreigners

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US national security could have been jeopardised when the company building a sensitive phone-number database violated a federal requirement that only US citizens work on the project, officials familiar with the matter said.

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US national security could have been jeopardised when the company building a sensitive phone-number database violated a federal requirement that only US citizens work on the project, officials familiar with the matter said.

The database is significant because it tracks...

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