Ties taint Carnivore review

    Date05 Oct 2000
    CategoryPrivacy
    3218
    Posted ByAnthony Pell
    So much for the hope that an independent review would settle privacy worries about the FBI's new system for snooping on e-mail. Two months after grudgingly agreeing to let outside authorities decide whether the Internet eavesdropping program named Carnivore endangers civil . . . So much for the hope that an independent review would settle privacy worries about the FBI's new system for snooping on e-mail. Two months after grudgingly agreeing to let outside authorities decide whether the Internet eavesdropping program named Carnivore endangers civil liberties, Attorney General Janet Reno last week gave the job to the Illinois Institute of Technology Research Institute (IITRI). Among the reasons: its ability to conduct the most independent review.
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