Computers, Crime and Privacy

School of Law

Santa Clara University

Spring 1998


Computers have long been viewed as a threat to privacy. Recent developments have precisely the opposite implication; they have made it possible for ordinary citizens to routinely communicate in ways that are probably secure against the FBI or the NSA. Technological developments already in progress may soon make possible a level of individual privacy never known before. In these ways and many others, new technologies provide opportunities for liberty, oppression, crime, protection against crime, ... .

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BTW, New York State is setting up an Off Track Betting operation via the Internet. Can a state arrest the governor of another state? I'd like to see the New York AG go up against the Minn. AG.

(Sean Donelan, on Cyberia-L)

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