The internet is a public pool, and the FBI wants to go fishing in it:
Details at the link. Here’s the thumbnail:
The Feds raided a wrong house, looking for someone who had moved out two years before, frightening and humiliating the current residents. (The FBI, it would seem, is incapable of determining who lives where when. Maybe they need to talk with the NSA. Or possibly public records.)
The residents have now sued.
Now the FBI, as might any bureaucracy, is looking for some way out from under, natch, by smearing the victims.