FBI Electronic Mail Surveillance Program

Law enforcement officials, legal experts and industry representatives testified about a computer program called ‘Carnivore’ that would… read more

Law enforcement officials, legal experts and industry representatives testified about a computer program called ‘Carnivore’ that would allow the FBI to intercept and collect electronic communications that are the subject of court orders. FBI Lab Division Director Donald Kerr and other officials said that the program would be a useful tool for agents and reassured members that privacy would not be an issue since any collection of evidence would be subject to the same rules imposed by wire tapping statutes. Critics feared that the program was too powerful and could be used to conduct broad surveillance. close

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FBI Electronic Mail Surveillance Program

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Program ID:
158376-1
Category:
House Committee
Format:
House Committee
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jul 24, 2000 | 7:07pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Aug 25, 2000 | 4:02pm EDT | C-SPAN 2

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  • Jul 24, 2000 | 7:07pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 24, 2000 | 11:12pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jul 25, 2000 | 4:45am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 25, 2000 | 4:02pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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