Absolutely right - the government seems to think they have a right to any and all data held by nongovernmental organizations. The allegation is not that they have done anything illigal - they just want to analyze Google's data to see who might have been doing something illegal.
It's even worse than that -- according to the article, the feds just want the data in order to help them argue a point of law...
posted on 01/18/2006 9:51:28 PM PST
How would this help prosecute the internet sites that are hosted outside of this country?
posted on 01/18/2006 9:59:57 PM PST
according to the article, the feds just want the data in order to help them argue a point of law
Specifically, the Bush Administration wants to grab the data in order to argue that a law signed by the creature who desecrated the Oval Office in 1998 is superior to the free-market solution to parental concerns.
Is it time to give up on the pretense that these guys are any different from the Rats?
posted on 01/19/2006 10:14:32 AM PST
(A desire not to butt into other people's business is eighty percent of all human wisdom)
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