DOJ's Already Monitoring Modems - Officials revealed they are making use of the electronic surveillance powers granted under the USA Patriot Act recently signed into law. At a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing, assistant attorney general Michael Chertoff said the power to obtain information without court allowed the Justice Department to investigate more thoroughly. He added it was helping to bring law enforcement and intelligence investigations closer together. Cable modem users can be monitored without the permission of a judge. Section 211 of the act alters federal law so cable operators can disclose subscribers' identifiable information to government agencies. Chertoff said the government has the power to obtain court orders for logging information from out of district ISPs.
The booming science -- and business -- of computer forensics. With a new wave of tools and techniques for computer criminals to crack into corporate networks, government experts expect 2001 to bring more computer crime than ever before.
Catching Crooks With Computers - Law enforcement agencies are increasingly turning to new, high-tech weapons like computers and digital imaging systems to fight the war on crime. American City & County
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