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Wired: U.S. Wants Less Web Anonymity

Mar 01, 2000, 17:54 (7 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Declan McCullagh)

"The U.S. government may need sweeping new powers to investigate and prosecute future denial-of-service attacks, top law enforcement officials said Tuesday."

"Anonymous remailers and free trial accounts allow hackers and online pornographers to cloak their identity, deputy attorney general Eric Holder told a joint congressional panel."

" 'A criminal using tools and other information easily available over the Internet can operate in almost perfect anonymity,' Holder told the panel."

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