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

“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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