Meet Bigger Brother

privacy       2000-08-06 
The United States and Britain, those cornerstones of Western democracy, are independently promoting police powers on the Internet that are Draconian enough to warrant real concern. Both measures have already inspired howls from civil liberties groups - not to mention a frenzy of new conspiracy theories from the black helicopters/Trilateral Commission crowd - but neither looks like it's going to go away anytime soon.