FOIA Request to DOJ, FBI and NSA RE: Internet Surveillance

EPIC Seeks Details on New Government Crypto Regulations

EPIC has sent Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests to the Department of Justice, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and the National Security Agency for information about a proposal to expand Internet surveillance and deploy weakened security standards. The proposal would require Internet companies to develop network services to enable government access to private communications, including those on peer-to-peer networks. In 1996, the National Resource Council concluded that such technical standards make network communications more vulnerable to cyber attack.

Please see full FOIA Request below for more information.

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