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LinuxSecurity.com: Linux Security Week, September 11th 2000

Sep 11, 2000, 07:13 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Benjamin D. Thomas)

"This week, several interesting articles appeared surrounding the Carnivore issue. A group of developers from Network ICE released their own open-source version, Altivore. The purpose of it is to "allow ISPs to respond to court ordered e-mail surveillance without FBI help, thus allowing them to be self-regulated instead of government regulated." Also, a group of Universities were unwilling to review Carnivore because of the FBI's list of strict requirements and restrictions given to researchers."

"Another hot issue this week was RSA's decision to release their algorithm into the public domain early. Some were skeptical, but others believe that this is for the good of the community...."

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