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chertoff interview at 27bstroke6

big brother is watching you

big brother is watching you

Homeland Security chief Michael Chertoff sat down with Threat Level on Monday in Silicon Valley to talk about laptop searches at the border, the government’s new-found interest in computer security, and the continuing saga of overeager terrorist watch lists.

Among the revelations: It seems blog comments inspired him to propose a laptop-tracking application for those who had their computers seized at the border. He also explained why watch-list mismatches are the airlines’ fault, and why the government is too secret.

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August 7, 2008 - Posted by | 080

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