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Privacy fans can't stomach Web cookie grabs  17 July 2000 
Source: Chicago Tribune - Posted by Dave Wreski   
Privacy advocates are jumping up and down in protest about the Internet this summer, and they're landing hard on browser cookies--small records placed on an Internet user's computer during a visit to a Web site. That Web site can read the . . .
 
EarthLink claims Carnivore surveillance device can cause technical problems  17 July 2000 
Source: NewsBytes - Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Saying it could cause technical problems and bring part of its system down, EarthLink Inc., one of the country's largest Internet service providers (ISPs), has reportedly refused to install a new FBI electronic surveillance device on its network. . . .
 
Search engine reaches into PC hard drives  14 July 2000 
Source: Nando Times - Posted by Dave Wreski   
A Web site that searches for audio and video files also can be used to access unsecured multimedia files on some personal computers. The search engine of Scour Inc. of Beverly Hills not only looks through public sections of the . . .
 
Beware: E-signatures can be easily forged  14 July 2000 
Source: News.com - Posted by Chris Pallack   
Consumer groups say the electronic signatures recently authorized by President Clinton are easy to forge.
 
Websites Facing 'Privacy Storm'  13 July 2000 
Source: Wired - Posted by Jen Olson   
Members of the Internet Advertising Bureau met Wednesday for a privacy forum where a quartet of industry players fired a warning shot at Web companies. The message: People are worried, politicians are aware of it, and laws are coming. So, be . . .
 
ISPs bite back at Carnivore  13 July 2000 
Source: ZDNet - Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Internet-service providers and privacy advocates are concerned about the implications of a new electronic surveillance system devised by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, with some providers vowing to resist if they are asked to install it on their networks. . . .
 
FBI Defends 'Carnivore' Cyber-Snoop Device  13 July 2000 
Source: NewsBytes - Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
The FBI's newest e-mail surveillance tool is simply a logical extension of its existing wiretapping technology and does not pose any new privacy threat to rank-and-file Internet users, the FBI contended today in response to a critical news report about its . . .
 
ACLU: Law Needs 'Carnivore' Fix  13 July 2000 
Source: Wired - Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
"There's no clear law that authorizes Carnivore," said ACLU associate director Barry Steinhardt. "But the FBI and the Justice Department ... will argue that there's no clear law that prohibits it. And Congress needs to put some real limits on what . . .
 
'Carnivore' Eats Your Privacy  13 July 2000 
Source: Wired - Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
"An FBI surveillance system called Carnivore is alarming privacy advocates and some members of Congress. Agents typically install the specialized computer on the networks of Internet providers, where it intercepts all communications and records sent to or from the target of . . .
 
Companies adding Privacy officers  12 July 2000 
Source: SV.com - Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Move over, CEO, CIO, and COO. Your titles are passe compared to the newest position in high demand from corporate headhunters -- Chief Privacy Officer. With consumers increasingly concerned about their privacy and new technology able to track Internet users . . .
 
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