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Tuesday, January 15, 2008

What Would President Hillary Do with This?

Raw Story reports that The New Yorker is reporting that:

National Intelligence Director Mike McConnell is drawing up plans for cyberspace spying that would make the current debate on warrantless wiretaps look like a "walk in the park," according to an interview published in the New Yorker's print edition today.

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"Ed Giorgio, who is working with McConnell on the plan, said that would mean giving the government the autority to examine the content of any e-mail, file transfer or Web search," author Lawrence Wright pens.

On the other hand, bureaucrats are likely to examine the e-mail anyway. I suspect the best safeguard is to encourage surveillance … of the government by citizens.

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