Internet lobbyists buck proposal to monitor online chatter

04/30/2013 | Hill, The

An Internet coalition is challenging an interagency task force asking for law enforcement's right to intercept online communications. "The Department of Justice has not made the case for granting law enforcement broad new powers over Internet companies for purposes of new wiretap authority," says Michael Beckerman, CEO of The Internet Association, which includes Google, Facebook and Yahoo. The Communications Assistance for the Law Enforcement Act of 1994 doesn't include online provisions and FBI Director Robert Mueller cites "a growing gap" between law enforcement's authority and the "practical ability to intercept ... communications."

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