Issue No. 02 - March/April (2006 vol. 4)
DOI Bookmark: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/MSP.2006.55
President Bush says that he has the authority to order, without a warrant, eavesdropping on telephone calls and emails from and to people who have been identified as terrorists. Our community's challenge in the coming debate is to participate effectively, for we occupy two roles at once. We are technical experts to whom participants turn for unbiased fact-based guidance and insight, and we are simultaneously concerned global citizens for whom this debate is meaningful and important.
eavesdropping, wiretap, privacy, government, Total Information Awareness, Terrorist Information Awareness
M. Donner, "The Impending Debate," in IEEE Security & Privacy, vol. 4, no. , pp. 4-5, 2006.