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Putting privacy in perspective  23 October 2000 
Source: ZDNet - Posted by Dave Wreski   
There's a lot of sound and fury these days about privacy and the Net -- about how your privacy is going to be seriously compromised soon, if it's not already; about how innovations in cell phones and global positioning satellite systems . . .
 
FBI Still Hunting With Carnivore  23 October 2000 
Source: PCWorld - Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation is still developing its Carnivore Internet surveillance tool, according to FBI documents obtained by the Electronic Privacy Information Center through a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit. The FBI is now creating "Enhanced Carnivore" under a . . .
 
Mark of Zoro  18 October 2000 
Source: AntiOffline - Posted by Ryan W. Maple   
J. Oquendo contributes: "With the inception of the F.B.I.'s Carnivore, many people have overlooked the fact the C.I.A. is unleashing a tool which makes Carnivore a lightweight contender on the security intervention scene." The article says "watch for more . . .
 
Carnivore: The truth is worse than you thought  18 October 2000 
Source: ZDNet - Posted by Jen Olson   
Carnivore, the FBI's controversial email snooping program, is part of covert surveillance triad known inside the bureau as the "DragonWare Suite", according to recently declassified documents. The documents also outline how the DragonWare Suite is more than . . .
 
Privacy Treaty a Global Invasion?  18 October 2000 
Source: Wired - Posted by Jen Olson   
WASHINGTON -- Civil liberty groups are vexed over a proposed treaty that would grant more surveillance powers to U.S. and European police agencies, and expand copyright crimes. Thirty groups -- from North America, Asia, Africa, Australia and Europe -- said . . .
 
Bush, Gore Differ On Consumer Privacy Protection  18 October 2000 
Source: Techweb - Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Both major presidential candidates believe that more must be done to protect Internet privacy, but they differ on exactly what should be done, their campaign representatives said Monday. Privacy hasn't been an issue in the presidential debates, despite surveys showing consumers . . .
 
EarthLink flaw exposes domains  17 October 2000 
Source: ZDNet - Posted by Dave Wreski   
A one-two punch of poor security left up to 81,000 domains hosted by Internet service provider EarthLink Inc. open to defacement and exploitation for at least a week, ZDNet News learned on Tuesday. The vulnerability resulted from a recently discovered flaw . . .
 
Mitnick backs federal DNA database  16 October 2000 
Source: ZDNet - Posted by Dave Wreski   
Should the Government establish a central database that uses biometric identifiers such as DNA to make sure you're who you say you are? Hacker Kevin Mitnick thinks so. "I think the government has to establish some sort of central database that . . .
 
FBI's Carnivore Just the First Step in Internet Surveillance  16 October 2000 
Source: Fox News - Posted by Dave Wreski   
The FBI says its controversial Carnivore system is just "the tip of the iceberg" when it comes to Internet surveillance because an even sharper-toothed information chomper is now in development. . . .
 
Privacy expert monitors issue with a keen eye  13 October 2000 
Source: CNET - Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Richard Smith has dedicated himself to demanding high security and privacy standards of Internet companies. A veteran computer programmer, Smith knows how information collected through technology can be manipulated in ways the developer never intended. Currently the chief technology officer at . . .
 
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