“If you’re being watched, you change your behavior, and that means you have less freedom.
I don’t think you can have freedom without privacy.” —Kevin Mitnick, quoted in my new book, “Hacking the Hacker.”
The United States has a long history of protecting at least some individual privacy rights with respect to common carriers. Much of the current protection was gained with the passage of the Communications Act of 1934 and further amended by the Telecommunications Act of 1996.

The 1934 act put radio and telephone companies under the control of the FCC, and the 1996 act added ISPs and cable companies.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here

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