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Re: White House to Propose System for Wide Monitoring of Internet (fwd)
On Fri, 20 Dec 2002 11:31:39 MST, "Wayne E. Bouchard" said: > > On Fri, Dec 20, 2002 at 11:12:43AM -0500, David Lesher wrote: > > > > [This just jumped into the operational arena. Are you prepared > > with the router port for John Poindexter's vacuum? What changes > > will you need to make? What will they cost? Who will pay?] > Heard about this on the news this morning and you know, I am so not > worried about it. > > IMO, it's so completely unfeasable at every level as to be actually > funny. All the same, I suggest you forward the rest of your quite well-reasoned comments to your congresscritter and/or the White House. Remember that the idea was probably propsed by people who have little or no clue of what the actual impact would be - and the final decision will likely be made by somebody with even less technical edge. The truly scary part is that it could actually be approved....