For more on security pros and cons of exhaustively trolling communication archives of countless innocent civilians in order to detect a few bad guys, see also:
- Commentary by David Lazer (Harvard Univeristy Kennedy School Program on Networked Governance)
- "Can network theory thwart terrorists?" from NY Times two months ago as reported by Connectedness and David Lazer.
- "Enron offers an unlikely boost to email surveillance" from NY Times one year ago as reported here.
"An ABC News-Washington Post poll published Friday found that 63 percent of the 502 random Americans surveyed found the NSA's collection of phone call records either 'strongly' or 'somewhat acceptable.' In that same survey, 66 percent of the respondents said it wouldn't bother them if the NSA had possession of their call logs."This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 2.5 License and is copyrighted (c) 2006 by Connective Associates except where otherwise noted.