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U.S. Internet Snooping: Still Out of Control?

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.