Contributed by Dengue on from the told-ya-so dept.
Newsbytes goes on to report: " On the legislative side, the report points out that the United States is the only "wired" country in the world that hasn't either passed, or moved toward passing, substantive data protection laws" . According to Susan Andrews, a policy analyst for EPIC, quoted in the same Newsbytes article: " US law enforcement officials are notorious in the privacy community for using "drug traffickers and pedophiles as (evidence) of the need for more surveillance" "
Nothing points out to me more the need for individuals to use strong cryptography to protect their privacy. After all, "Who watches the Watchmen?"
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