September 14, 2001

Privacy advocates fear trade-off for security

Author: JT Smith

Kelly McNeill writes: "Internet service providers such as America Online and EarthLink have begun cooperating with the investigation into Tuesday's terrorist attacks, and now privacy advocates are bracing for what they see as an assault on civil liberties. They're expressing concern that, for the sake of security, the Federal Bureau of Investigation and other authorities will push for increased electronic surveillance of communication networks, including stepped-up use of Carnivore."


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