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Privacy Group Critical of Release of Carnivore Data  09 October 2000 
Source: ComputerWorld - Posted by Jen Olson   
The Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC) in Washington charged that the FBI's first release of documents on its Carnivore Internet surveillance system last week doesn't include enough information to evaluate the technology for possible privacy violations.. . .
Maker of CueCat scanner battles maverick tech hobbyists  06 October 2000 
Source: Silicon Valley News - Posted by Jen Olson   
DigitalConvergence's lawyers have sent ``notification of infringement'' letters to several gadget-happy techies who aim to use the CueCat for things such as inventorying book or CD collections, tracking packages or simply making them usable on the Linux operating system. DigitalConvergence officials . . .
Carnivore FOIA Documents  05 October 2000 
Source: EPIC - Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
These documents have been released through a lawsuit EPIC filed against the FBI and the Department of Justice. The next installment of Carnivore documents is scheduled to be released to EPIC in mid-November. More information on EPIC's lawsuit is available at
Ties taint Carnivore review  05 October 2000 
Source: USA Today - Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
So much for the hope that an independent review would settle privacy worries about the FBI's new system for snooping on e-mail. Two months after grudgingly agreeing to let outside authorities decide whether the Internet eavesdropping program named Carnivore endangers civil . . .
FBI releases first Carnivore data  04 October 2000 
Source: ZDNet - Posted by Dave Wreski   
The FBI released the first documents about its controversial Carnivore email surveillance software on Tuesday, but more than half of the 750 pages were blacked out and hundreds more were withheld. The Electronic Privacy Information Centre (EPIC) filed . . .
Do you know if your data is safe?  04 October 2000 
Source: Enterprise Linux Today - Posted by Dave Wreski   
One of the fundamental questions that every organization is presented with on a day-to-day basis is, "Is my data safe?" It's a really good question because the consequences of not knowing can be detrimental to your company. I hate the term, . . .
Critics blast FBI's first release of Carnivore documents  03 October 2000 
Source: - Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
The Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC), which sued the FBI for the information through the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), complained that the 565-page release contains little relevant information. According to a press release issued by the Washington-based group, nearly 200 pages were withheld in full and about 400 pages were redacted, many completely except for the page numbers. . . .
Illinois Institute's Review of E-Mail-Surveillance System Comes Under Fire in Congress  02 October 2000 
Source: The Chronicle - Posted by Chris Pallack   
The Illinois Institute of Technology Research Institute has barely begun its review of Carnivore, an electronic-surveillance system being used by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, but already a Congressional leader is branding the review a "sham.". . .
Tracking the web of data you weave  02 October 2000 
Source: US News - Posted by Jen Olson   
Online, you are your data dossier. Most computer users don't realize that Internet businesses are compiling data about them and their Web-surfing history and habits. Even those who are aware of the tactics would be dazed by the sheer bulk of . . .
Research team to review FBI's Carnivore  27 September 2000 
Source: ZDNet - Posted by Dave Wreski   
The Justice Department on Tuesday tapped IIT Research Institute, a Chicago-based nonprofit contract research and development group, to carry out a technical review of its controversial "Carnivore" e-mail surveillance system.. . .
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