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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 . . .
 
Study: Online privacy fears growing  11 July 2000 
Source: CNN - Posted by Dave Wreski   
Public alarm about online privacy is growing nearly as fast as the Internet, according to a new paper published by the Internet Policy Institute. People who surf the Web offer up information about themselves as they go, sometimes voluntarily and sometimes . . .
 
FBI's system to covertly search e-mail raises privacy, legal issues  11 July 2000 
Source: MSNBC - Posted by Dave Wreski   
The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation is using a superfast system called Carnivore to covertly search e-mails for messages from criminal suspects. Essentially a personal computer stuffed with specialized software, Carnivore represents a new twist in the federal government's fight to . . .
 
Should you be 'Big Brother' at work?  11 July 2000 
Source: NWFusion - Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
For example, do you want to be the network administrator who finds out about the employee visiting a family planning Web site? How about someone who visited an AIDS Web site? Finding out that Joe in sales visited the Alcoholics Anonymous . . .
 
U.S./Europe privacy deal sent back for more talks  07 July 2000 
Source: Computer World - Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
A month after the 15 member nations of the European Union approved a proposed set of data-privacy rules for U.S. companies that do business in those countries, the European Parliament yesterday voted to send the so-called safe harbor agreement back to the negotiating table. . . .
 
P3P: A green light for privacy on the Web?  06 July 2000 
Source: ZDNet - Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Starting next year, Web sites that violate user privacy are going to find themselves under an embarrassing cyberspotlight. The sites will be targeted by a new technology known as the Platform for Privacy Preferences Project, or P3P. Developed by several companies . . .
 
Not Enough Privacy?  04 July 2000 
Source: The Register - Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Concerned about internet privacy? You might want to move to Europe. The European Parliament was scheduled to vote July 4 on a proposed agreement between the United States and the 15-nation European Union that would grant Europeans greater online protection from . . .
 
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