September 1, 2001
How technology makes government irresponsible
Author: JT Smith
Kelly McNeill writes "Technology today has outpaced the law. Our freedoms in this young digital age are untested because they lie outside the traditional process. Digital technologies like the Internet and the personal computer have opened up new territory -- cyberspace -- which is essentially unregulated by existing law. This will change. Like government, freedom also must have checks and balances. The demands of the digital age require new regulation to maintain the current equitable balance we currently enjoy. But will this regulation serve our best interests?"