US e-surveillance worries privacy groups

    Date26 Sep 2001
    CategoryPrivacy
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    Posted ByAnthony Pell
    While US congressional committees are holding meetings to consider legislation by the Justice Department, organisations such as the Electronic Privacy Information Center (Epic) are urging Congress to be careful of changes that will affect privacy and constitutional rights. Topics under consideration . . . While US congressional committees are holding meetings to consider legislation by the Justice Department, organisations such as the Electronic Privacy Information Center (Epic) are urging Congress to be careful of changes that will affect privacy and constitutional rights. Topics under consideration this week include electronic surveillance and intelligence gathering, which might chip away rights that safeguard all Americans, according to Epic.
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