Can members of Al Qaeda use voice over Internet technology (VoIP) to avoid wiretaps?
Recent comments by Michael McConnell, Director of National Intelligence, seem to suggest that terrorists could create significant roadblocks for the National Security Agency by simply routing their traffic through the U.S.
The incongruously named Protect America Act of 2007 gutted the existing Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA), and allowed the National Security Agency to significantly expand its surveillance powers. It's set to expire in February, and the Administration is looking for reasons to justify extending the law. With perfect timing, Michael McConnell, Director of … Read more