Thursday, October 20, 2005

Schneier on Private Webcams and the Police

Since the Conrona (Southern California) Chamber of Commerce and the local police have begun asking local businesses to provide law enforcement with access to the feeds from local businesses' web-enabled security cameras, Bruce Schneier asks how long it will be before a law is passed requiring a backdoor for police?: Schneier on Security: Private Webcams and the Police.

"Lawful access" to the next level? "We're just keeping up with technology. In the olden days, we'd be able to post a cop in front of your store so this is no different ..."

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