posted on Dec, 20 2002 @ 03:17 PM
"The Bush administration is planning to propose requiring Internet service providers to help build a centralized system to enable broad monitoring of
the Internet and, potentially, surveillance of its users."
"While the proposal is meant to gauge the overall state of the worldwide network, some officials of Internet companies who have been briefed on the
proposal say they worry that such a system could be used to cross the indistinct border between broad monitoring and wiretap."
"Part of monitoring the Internet and doing real-time analysis is to be able to track incidents while they are occurring," the official said.
The official compared the system to Carnivore, the Internet wiretap system used by the F.B.I., saying: "Am I analogizing this to Carnivore?
Absolutely. But in fact, it's 10 times worse. Carnivore was working on much smaller feeds and could not scale. This is looking at the whole
So, I wanted to take this chance to wish you all good luck and best wishes....I'll send post cards from Re-education Camp!