Tag: privacy

Don't Spy On Me

Feds Deny Plan to Monitor Internet Cybersecurity program, still in draft form, may call for greater surveillance online. By Scarlet Pruitt “A representative for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security has denied a report that the U.S. government plans to release a proposal requiring ISPs to help build a centralized system designed to monitor Internet …

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Snooping Spooks

I’m starting to hear the theme from Jaws in my head. CIA Wins Control of Terrorist Data Mining Program By Roy Mark The White House released additional details Wednesday about President Bush’s new initiative to create a data mining Terrorist Threat Integration Center under the direction of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) to close the …

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Identity Abuse

Her picture became a porn adScam artist stole her photo, used it in fake personalsBy Bob Sullivan “Don’t put your picture online” was a common warning in the early days of the Internet. Sound paranoid in the era of online dating? Don’t tell that to Laura, who 18 months ago put up an online personals …

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Somebody's Watching Me

Feds Get New Snooping PowersSurveillance court grants greater scope in search of terrorist activity; privacy issues raised.Scarlet Pruitt “A secret U.S. federal appeals court has granted law enforcement officials expanded domestic spying powers, allowing them to conduct a broad range of electronic surveillance including Internet monitoring and keystroke logging to track terrorism suspects.” The decision, …

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Security Blanket

"The natural progress of things is for government to gain ground and for liberty to yield." "Those who desire to give up freedom in order to gain security will not have, nor do they deserve, either one." "When the government fears the people, there is liberty. When the people fear the government, there is tyranny." …

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