EarthLink claims Carnivore surveillance device can cause technical problems
Source: NewsBytes - Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Privacy 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. . . . 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.

A Wall Street Journal report today quoted EarthLink's director of technology acquisition, Steve Dougherty, as saying, "It has the potential to hurt our network, to bring pieces of it down. "It could impact thousands of people."

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