FBI Director Meets with Internet Firms About Wiretapping

Robert S. Mueller III, the director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, traveled to Silicon Valley to meet with top executives of several technology firms about a proposal to make it easier to wiretap Internet users. Mr. Mueller and the FBI's general counsel, Valerie Caproni, were scheduled to meet with senior managers of several major companies, including Google and Facebook, according to several people familiar with the discussions.