Feb 172011
 February 17, 2011  Posted by  Laws, Surveillance

Amy Lee reports:

Arguing that their efforts are being thwarted by new technologies revolutionizing Internet communication, the FBI is calling for a push to expand its capabilities in intercepting online evidence. But some groups are saying that such actions have the potential to threaten online privacy, security and innovation.

Naming advances in “webmail, social networking sites or peer-to-peer services” FBI general counsel Valerie Caproni appeared before Congress to discuss the increasing difficulties the agency has had in corralling electronic communications for ongoing cases.

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