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[FYI] (Fwd) Computer Monitoring System

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From:          "Salzman, Noah" <Noah_Salzman@NAI.com>
To:            cryptography@c2.net
Subject:       Computer Monitoring System
Date:          Wed, 28 Jul 1999 03:11:29 -0700

>From the N.Y. Times web site:

July 28, 1999

U.S. Drafting Plan for Computer Monitoring System

The Clinton Administration has developed a plan for an extensive
computer monitoring system, overseen by the Federal Bureau of
Investigation, to protect the nation's crucial data networks from

The plan, an outgrowth of the Administration's anti-terrorism program,
has already raised concerns from civil liberties groups. 

A draft prepared by officials at the National Security Council last
month, which was provided to The New York Times by a civil liberties
group, calls for a sophisticated software system to monitor activities
on nonmilitary Government networks and a separate system to track
networks used in crucial industries like banking, telecommunications
and transportation. 


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