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Cybersecurity Plan to Involve NSA, Telecoms DHS Officials Debating The Privacy Implications
WASHINGTON POST.com ^
| Friday, July 3, 2009
| By Ellen Nakashima
Posted on 07/08/2009 1:20:18 PM PDT by Cindy
"Cybersecurity Plan to Involve NSA, Telecoms DHS Officials Debating The Privacy Implications"
SNIPPET: "The Obama administration will proceed with a Bush-era plan to use National Security Agency assistance in screening government computer traffic on private-sector networks, with AT&T as the likely test site, according to three current and former government officials.
President Obama said in May that government efforts to protect computer systems from attack would not involve "monitoring private-sector networks or Internet traffic," and Department of Homeland Security officials say the new program will scrutinize only data going to or from government systems."
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TOPICS: Culture/Society; Front Page News; Government; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: computer; computersystems; cybersecurity; dhs; internet; nsa; obama
posted on 07/08/2009 1:20:19 PM PDT
posted on 07/08/2009 1:21:17 PM PDT
This administration will be praised by the media for doing things that they condemned Bush for.
posted on 07/08/2009 1:22:58 PM PDT
To: ShadowAce; bamahead
posted on 07/08/2009 1:23:40 PM PDT
(Department of Homeland Security, Certified - "Right Wing Extremist")
To: Cindy; rdb3; Calvinist_Dark_Lord; GodGunsandGuts; CyberCowboy777; Salo; Bobsat; JosephW; ...
posted on 07/08/2009 1:24:30 PM PDT
(Linux -- The Ultimate Windows Service Pack)
Thank you for pinging your group Shadow Ace.
posted on 07/08/2009 1:26:58 PM PDT
posted on 07/08/2009 2:11:23 PM PDT
by Costumed Vigilante
(Congress: When a handful of evil morons just isn't enough)
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