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ISPcon: IT community resists Carnivore bill
On the ISPcon trade show floor, representatives from many service providers, including SBC and Progress Telecom, refused to comment on Carnivore altogether. That reluctance to speak could indicate a fear of incurring the government's wrath or being labeled unpatriotic, according to the CEO of one midsize ISP, who requested anonymity.
"People are afraid of Carnivore because it's new," the source said. "It's a natural reaction to be wary of anything new, especially if it involves the government."
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