Terror Czar: The War Is Digital

    Date12 Sep 2002
    CategoryGovernment
    2452
    Posted ByAnthony Pell
    The government's current snooping system -- known as Carnivore -- makes it too easy to "enable the reading of all e-mails with only a warrant," McCaffrey said. This indiscriminate access makes it difficult for local law enforcement to find useful evidence . . . The government's current snooping system -- known as Carnivore -- makes it too easy to "enable the reading of all e-mails with only a warrant," McCaffrey said. This indiscriminate access makes it difficult for local law enforcement to find useful evidence in a sea of data. Still, McCaffrey said the "electronic intercept of communications and satellite surveillance systems are a huge lever in battling the threat" of terrorism. He expects that "technology will be a big part of controlling who comes into the U.S."
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