The privacy wars: Measures and counter-measures…
The Justice Dept. would like to have a better idea of how you are spending your time.
That it would eventually come to this is probably not a surprise -- Internet privacy will soon be as archaic as the telegraph machine.
And yet, this is still worrisome.
Deputy Assistant Attorney General Jason Weinstein met with the House Judiciary subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security today to discuss data retention — in which Internet service providers and mobile carriers save information about your personal activity carried out online.
Chaired by Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner, the Wisconsin Republican suggested that mandatory requiring service providers to retain records, even temporarily, was "not out fo the question."