April 26, 2008

FBI wants widespread monitoring of 'illegal' Internet activity

In addition, it's unclear whether "illegal activity" would be limited to responding to denial-of-service attacks and botnets, or would also include detecting other illegal activities, such as online gambling, the distribution of "obscene" images of adults engaged in sexual acts, or selling drugs without a license.

Oh, it's clear if you look past the smoke cloud. And even if you currently do not engage in the above activities, remember, what's legal to do today, may not be legal to do tomorrow. Thus, that list will grow.

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