Me on Chinese Hacking and Enabling Surveillance
CNN.com just published an essay of mine on China's hacking of Google, an update of this essay.
EDITED TO ADD (2/8): An essay along similar lines.
Posted on January 24, 2010 at 8:43 AM
"While I believe the government can tap your gmail account, sniif on your Internet connection, install keystroke loggers in your computer, search your horse, tap your cell phone, etc... they need justification first. And then they need to convince a judge that there is "just cause."
Unfortunately, we have the Patriot Act, NSLs, no fly lists, and people being put into terror databases or on watch lists for political reasons with no judicial review. No just cause is necessary anymore.
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