Re: More On Carnivore

From: Michael S. Lorrey (
Date: Sat Aug 12 2000 - 08:10:04 MDT

"E. Shaun Russell" wrote:
> The Department of Justice just announced on Friday that it will be
> soliciting Carnivore to a major university for the purpose of a public
> review. The yet to be named university will have the ability to make any
> of its findings public, and can bring in any experts necessary to complete
> the study. Get the story at:

Yeah. Who wants to bet that the aforementioned university will already
have many millions of research dollars coming from the feds, so they
would have an incentive to come up with the 'right' answers...???

Carnivore is gonna get toasted if it gets an impartial review. Just on
the fact it sifts through all email going through the server it is quite


Mike Lorrey

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