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DHS to Scan Emails and Increase Monitoring of Web Traffic

Carlos7 Wrote: Mar 21, 2013 9:29 PM
If Republicans pass Amnesty ... Does that mean "only Mexicans", or can members of Iranian sleeper cells join in the fun? How about the thousands of Chinese spies roaming around under assumed names?
Ress Wrote: Mar 21, 2013 9:58 PM
Any who are considered more likely to vote Democratic will be welcome.

The U.S. Government has decided to expand a program that scans Internet traffic in and out of defense contractors to include more private, civilian-run operations. Now more private sector employees will have their emails and Internet activities scanned. Those affected include big banks, utilities and transportation companies.

Under last month's White House executive order on cybersecurity, the scans will be driven by classified information provided by U.S. intelligence agencies — including data from the National Security Agency (NSA) — on new or especially serious espionage threats and other...