Most Disturbing Yet - Senate Wants Database Dragnet

Jack Lloyd lloyd at
Thu Oct 7 08:23:19 PDT 2004

On Thu, Oct 07, 2004 at 06:19:43AM -0400, Sunder wrote:

> <SNIP>
> To prevent abuses of the system, the Markle task force recommended 
> anonymized technology, graduated levels of permission-based access and 
> automated auditing software constantly hunting for abuses.
> {Huh?  How would anonimized access PREVENT abuses?}

One would hope that they meant anonymizing the subjects, much the same way some
medical databases are. It's nontrivial to implement well, though. And more
likely than not it won't be implemented at all, since it's much easier to just
give everyone full search abilities.


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