Re: Representative Bob Barr Demands a Report on "Project Echelon"

J. R. Molloy (jr@shasta.com)
Mon, 15 Nov 1999 11:02:59 -0800

>Representative Bob Barr Demands a Report on "Project Echelon"

Gee whiz, I'd like to see a report on it too. I mean, if it doesn't take too much time.
(You know how long, verbose, and padded those reports tend to get.)

> WASHINGTON, DC -- According to reports to the European
>Parliament and others, a multi-national system known as Project Echelon
>intercepts phone calls, faxes, e-mails, and radio transmissions from
>around the world. Some two million such communications per hour are
>reportedly intercepted. This information is then reportedly routed to
>intelligence agencies, which search it for particular information of
>interest.

Okay, forget the report. This paragraph has convinced me: I want a Project Echelon for my own personal use!
It sounds better than collaborative filtering and individual news filtering combined.
Microsoft should include Project Echelon-Express with Windows 2002.

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