Thursday, July 30, 2009

US government's latest computer monitoring program

It is nothing new that government's spy on their own people. Not only in the countries that are having a quite different opinion of what democracy is and how it should be implemented but also in other's that normally pride themselves as one of the first one's to implement it.

The US government has been asked to provide more details about the new version of Einstein, a computer program that works at the Telecom level gathering and analyzing data as it passes through the Telecoms' backbones. Version 3 of the Einstein program has raised quite some disturbance with the Center for Democracy and Technology (CDT), which suspects that the new version gathers many privacy related information.

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