Saturday, June 03, 2006

Gov't to Internet Providers: Preserve Customers' Internet Records

The Los Angeles Times reports on online privacy.

The government is saying, 'Keep everything about everyone and we'll sort it out later.' "

. . .

"What's special here is the scale," said Ohio State University law professor Peter Swire, a privacy expert who attended Thursday's meeting at the Justice Department. "The Justice Department is discussing requiring records for chat, e-mail, and Web surfing — that's billions of encounters per day."


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