Bush Order Expands Network Monitoring

By Kristopher A. Nelson
in January 2008

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WaPo - Bush Order Expands Network Monitoring: President Bush signed a directive this month that expands the intelligence community’s role in monitoring Internet traffic to protect against a rising number of attacks on federal agencies’ computer systems. Somehow, I am not reassured by this news.


Note: this post is from 2008. Evaluate with care and in light of later events.

WaPo – Bush Order Expands Network Monitoring:

President Bush signed a directive this month that expands the intelligence community’s role in monitoring Internet traffic to protect against a rising number of attacks on federal agencies’ computer systems.

Somehow, I am not reassured by this news.