Tue Jul 23, 2002
Jay Lyman, www.NewsFactor.com
As the public learns more about the technical workings and policy of
government Internet surveillance, many are concerned that fears of privacy
infringement, data mismanagement and government abuse may be all too legitimate.
In a legal battle with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the
Justice Department, for example, the Electronic Privacy Information Center
(EPIC) uncovered technical information about the e-mail snooping program known
as Carnivore, or DCS1000.