Report: US would make Internet wiretaps easier
Only the naive think it’s not easy right now. This is why Research in Motion (RIMM) is getting so much domestic and international flak for their highly secure email service. Soon they will be forced to provide a backdoor key.
The issue at hand is whether or not it’s legal for big brother to mine and warehouse sensitive information without end-user consent.
Broad new regulations being drafted by the Obama administration would make it easier for law enforcement and national security officials to eavesdrop on Internet and e-mail communications like social networking Web sites and BlackBerries, The New York Times reported Monday.