Wednesday, January 16, 2008

U.S. Looking At Large Scale Internet Surveillance

Wired magazine published a story concerning the U.S. National Security Agency's interest in monitoring Internet communications to prevent a cyber attack.

The story alleges that much of the data used to justify the need for large scale surveillance is either exaggerated or incorrect.
"The nation's top spy, Michael McConnell, thinks the threat of
cyberarmageddon! is so great that the U.S. government should have unfettered and warrantless access to U.S. citizens' Google search histories, private e-mails and file transfers, in order to spot the cyberterrorists in our midst.

NSA Must Examine All Internet Traffic to Prevent Cyber Nine-Eleven, Top Spy Says

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